Functional Skills English Level 1 and 2
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Level 1 and 2
Appropriate to learner
Workshops in small groups
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
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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