Functional Skills English for Adults
Course Code: P173844
GCSEs & Functional Skills
We help all our adult learners improve their skills to help enhance life opportunities. English is valued very highly by employers and is crucial to your future prospects at college, university, work, training and life in general.
During this course you will focus on reading, writing, speaking and listening. Functional skills qualifications are available at Entry 1, Entry 2, Entry 3, Level 1 and Level 2.
A diagnostic assessment will be carried out, in a controlled environment, to check your current level of understanding.
Assessment will be carried out through assignments and an exam.
A minimum of one and a half hours per week across 36 weeks. The college requires an attendance rate of at least 90% to enable students to achieve and progress. You will be expected to attend weekly lessons, which will be delivered as a mixture of taught sessions, group work, paired work and individual tasks and also incorporate some blended learning. Homework will be given at regular intervals.
You can progress to the next level or to a GCSE English course.
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