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English Functional Skills - Level 1

  • Students

    This course will equip learners with a detailed understanding of Functional Skills in English, including core modules that will aid employability and confidence in key skills.

    The online learning resources include practice questions and mock assessments to ensure learners receive all of the knowledge they need to fully prepare for their Functional Skills examination.

    Based on an average weekly study time of 6-10 hours you could complete the qualification in as little as 6 weeks.

    The e-learning resources are sequenced to challenge the learner and maximise the development of crucial skills for work and life. Learners will work through all the key modules for English, to fully prepare themselves for their Functional Skills examinations.

    What will you learn:

    Our Functional Skills English Level 1 on-line course is made up of three key modules.

    • Reading
    • Speaking, listening and communication (you will need to attend a couple of on-site sessions in preparation for this unit prior to your exam)
    • Writing

    Benefits

    • Fully prepares learners for the Functional Skills English Level 1 examination.
    • Courses are delivered via distance learning, allowing learners to choose when and where to study
    • Engaging and interactive activities that stretch learners’ thinking and help put their new, extended knowledge into practice
    • Study will develop learners’ knowledge, skills and confidence around crucial English topics, to enhance their future work, everyday life and employability
    • Study will develop learners’ knowledge, skills and confidence to enhance their future work and life.

    On successful completion of the on-line modules you will be entered to sit an assessment under exam conditions at our Gloucester Campus, Llanthony Road, Gloucester, GL2 5JQ at a mutually convenient time. Photo ID will need to be provided in order to verify your identity to be able to sit the assessment.

    Please note completion of the on-line modules alone is not the equivalent of the qualification and certification will not be processed until the on-site assessment has been successfully achieved.

    System Requirements

    You will need access to a PC or laptop with a good internet connection. This course cannot be completed using a tablet or mobile phone.

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What You Will Pay

British and European Union students

Age: 16-18

You will pay £0 for your course

Your course could be free of charge as you may be eligible for financial support to help pay your tuition fees, travel, exams, materials or childcare.

When you enrol you’ll need to pay any course fees for the first year, which you can do by direct debit, cash, debit card or credit card.

Please contact us for more information.

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British and European Union students

Age: 19+

Costs start at £0 for your course

Your course could be free of charge as you may be eligible for financial support to help pay your tuition fees, travel, exams, materials or childcare.

When you enrol you’ll need to pay any course fees for the first year, which you can do by direct debit, cash, debit card or credit card.

Please contact us for more information.

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If you would like to apply for this course, please add it to your shortlist. You may then add further courses to your shortlist or continue to complete your application.


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Overseas students

Please contact us to discuss your fees for this course

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We guide any ambitious and motivated person on their journey through education and their career, by providing the right environment that encourages and nurtures individual talents.

Our industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching team provide our students with the skills businesses truly need.

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Ofsted has rated us good.

  • We offer industry relevant facilities
  • Our lecturers are passionate subject specialists
  • Employers value our students' skills

We'll look after you. We have dedicated teams to help you and a great Learning Mentor scheme.

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