Functional Skills English Level 1 and 2

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Course Description


Level 1 and 2


Appropriate to learner

Study Type:

Workshops in small groups or online

Course Information

Allow you to recognise and improve the level of your English skills.

Allow a flexible method of learning.

Provide a nationally recognised certificate.

The course covers all areas identified in the Functional Skills curriculum for English Level 1 and Level 2 and includes subjects such as reading, writing and speaking and listening.

This course is for anyone who does not have a Level 1 or Level 2 qualification in English.

No formal qualifications are required (depending on the outcome of your initial assessment), just a commitment from you to allocate time to attend the workshops.

You will undertake two assessments (paper-based or on-line), as set by the awarding organisation plus a further assessment for the speaking and listening element.

Initial and diagnostic assessment


Resource materials will be provided for independent study between workshops

Practice papers

Final assessment

Certificate in Functional Skills English Level 1; or

Certificate in Functional Skills English Level 2

You may wish to progress to the next level or progress onto a maths qualification.

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