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01603 773311
English Functional Skills

English, Functional Skills

  • E

    Level
    Entry Level

  • Duration
    1 year

  • Start Date
    September 2021

  • Venue
    Ipswich Road

  • Course Code
    B0111

Start Dates

  • September 2021, Part Time, Day
  • September 2021, Part Time, Night

Summary

Functional Skills in English is a part time course for students over 19. If you want to develop your English but aren't ready for GCSEs yet then Functional Skills is a good starting point. We offer both Entry Level and Level 1 English Functional Skills qualifications, all of which help students to develop a range of reading, writing and communicating skills. The qualification is recognised by colleges and employers and some universities accept Functional Skills instead of GCSEs. The course is offered on a day or evening basis and the classes are usually 2 1/2 hours long.

Why our college?

Industry standard facilities

At our college you will have access to industry-standard facilities and get to use top of the range equipment. On our campus you’ll find media suites, TV studios, design labs, workshops, hair & beauty salons, working kitchens and a live theatre.

Gain real experiences of work

All of our courses will provide you with outstanding experiences of work and prepare you for your future career. You will work with real employers and customers and build connections.

A unique student experience

This is what really sets us apart. At our college you will experience the freedom to be yourself. Being part of an active Students’ Union, having opportunities to travel and enjoying live entertainment are just a few of the amazing opportunities available to you.

Entry Requirements

Applicants will have to complete an assessment online before places are offered and it is usually on a first come first served basis, this will determine the Functional Skills level students are placed upon.

Assessment

Unlike GCSEs you are able to take your test when you are ready and at the level that suits you. The tests are online or paper based.

Progression

Students may go on to higher levels in Functional Skills, GCSE or other higher level study.

Career Progression

The Functional Skills qualification is recognised by an increasing number of employers and could be useful in a wide variety of career choices. The course is about developing essential skills of effective written and verbal communication, all of which are highly sought after in the workplace.

Fees

September 2021, Part Time, Day

The course is free for anyone who has not yet achieved a Grade C or 4 or above. For students who have already achieved a Grade C/4 or above who are looking to improve their grade please contact the Advice Shop on 01603 773773 for fee information.

September 2021, Part Time, Night

The course is free for anyone who has not yet achieved a Grade C or 4 or above. For students who have already achieved a Grade C/4 or above who are looking to improve their grade please contact the Advice Shop on 01603 773773 for fee information.

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