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Please note: GCSE maths and English classes are only available to our full-time students. We do not offer GCSE maths and English classes to any learners on a part-time basis.
Functional Skills English qualifications are offered at Entry Level 1, 2, 3 or at Level 1 and 2.
Functional Skills are not just about knowledge in English and maths, they are also about knowing when and how to use the knowledge in real life situations. They can give you skills needed to feel confident and capable, whether it?s for work, helping your child or for your own personal development.
What are the entry requirements?
There are no entry requirements and all classes are free
How will I learn?
You will be taught in a classroom environment using a variety of resources. You will work in small groups or individually on pre-set tasks. There will be the opportunity for independent learning throughout the course.
What subjects will I study?
You will study the following:
Reading will cover all types of text from journals, course texts, newspapers articles and subject specific resources. There will be comprehension and questions on text you have read
Writing will cover all types of text using correct grammar and punctuation. You will write formal and informal texts which will include letters of application, CVs, reports and assignments.
The Speaking component involves a presentation (for Level 2). This will be formally assessed and will look at delivery, pace, eye contact and content.
The Listening component involves a group discussion. This will be formally assessed and will be on a topic selected from several options that are current or relevant.
How will I be assessed?
Functional Skills in English is assessed by three separate components which will be computer-based or paper based tests.
What opportunities will this lead to?
Functional Skills are practical skills that equip learners with the necessary knowledge and understanding to use and apply English in everyday life, so they can get the most out of work and education. Functional Skills underpin all education and training choices.
How long is the course?
This could vary according to the student?s needs and will be discussed at interview.
Are there any additional costs?
There are no extra costs for this course apart from general stationery needed for study.
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