Functional Skills English

Make sure your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills are up-to-scratch for the workforce.
Both courses also include employability units to further help and support your employment prospects.

The standard course is 12 weeks, one day a week, with a weekend option 10am-1pm or 6pm-9pm.
We also have an intensive option which is six weeks long.

Reading

  • Text focus: Improving reading comprehension skills
  • Sentence focus: Understanding grammar and punctuation usage
  • Word focus: Vocabulary, word recognition and phonics

Speaking & Listening

  • How to speak to communicate
  • Engaging and contributing to discussions
  • Listening and responding

Writing

  • How to construct sentences
  • Understanding the alphabet
  • Correct spelling
  • Entry levels (1, 2 and 3),
  • Level 1 and Level 2

Our team will assess which level course you should join.
The awarding body is NCFE.

This course is fully funded for:
This course is Fully Funded for unemployed individuals in receipt of benefit and employed individuals, providing you:

  • are aged 19+ prior to 31st August 2018
  • must not have previously attained a GCSE grade A* – C or grade 4, or higher

Make sure the following skills are ready for the workplace:

  • Problem Solving
  • Calculations
  • Applying Maths in Context

The course also include employability units to further help and support your employment prospects.

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