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Functional Skills are the fundamental skills that you need for your working and personal lives. You can study for the qualifications in practical ways and apply core skills to real-life situations.
You will develop your reading and writing skills through topics that interest you. You will have the opportunity to use a computer and participate in whole-class activities, as well as working on your own with support. These courses will help you to gain a nationally recognised qualification in English.
The emphasis of this course is on improving practical communication skills that you already have so that you can gain the most from life, learning and work. The course includes a range of real life scenarios such as reading and writing instructions, articles, letters, e-mails and job applications. It will also detail practical strategies to revise and improve spelling, punctuation and grammar.
Our aim is to ensure that each learner is able to communicate effectively and develop skills in speaking and listening, reading and writing. As part of the course you will learn the skills needed to communicate confidently, effectively and independently.
By supporting the practical development of your English skills, this will allow you to gain the most out of your work, education and day to day life.
How will I learn?
This is a classroom based course, with our core delivery lecturers who are
happy to help, alongside this we have an english and maths extra team who can
provide specific one to one support, advice and guidance pertaining to english
A diagnostic assessment will be carried out, in a controlled environment, to check your current level of understanding in this subject. This may be carried out online or in personal depending on circumstances and available slots.
If you have any questions regarding entry requirements please email [email protected].
What can I do next?
Our qualified careers advisers can help our part-time learners understand your life and work choices, identify your values and work styles and offer valuable tools which enable you to transfer this effectively to the workplace. Whether it be job change, promotion or re-entering the employment market after a time away, we offer 1:1 confidential, impartial and unbiased guidance, CV Writing, apprenticeship advice, self-reflection (understanding your strengths) and advice on the various routes into all sorts of jobs.
START DATES AND TIMES
English and Maths courses start throughout the year. Once you have completed an online enrolment form a member of the team will be in touch to discuss a start date and time that suits your current commitments, with courses running both in the day and evening.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION DUE TO THE IMPACT OF COVID-19
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic we may need to take a number of measures that could affect our planned delivery method. For example; planned on site delivery may take a blended approach; a mixture of classroom based and online activities. We will endeavour to ensure course information, including delivery method and pricing, is updated when changes are having to be made. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us before completing an enrolment form.
For information on how this may impact English and Maths courses please email [email protected].
Please be aware this course does not have a fee that is payable on enrolment.
If you require financial support including payment plans, bursaries and advanced learner loans please visit the Money Management Service section of the website.
For more information on fees please view our Fees, Charges and Refunds Policy and our Applications, Admissions and Enrolment Policy and Procedures.
This course offers simpler and safer online enrolment requests, which means in a matter of minutes you can submit an enrolment request to us. However please be aware that upon submitting your enrolment form you are not guaranteed to be accepted. A number of our courses require assessments, qualification checks or simply a conversation with you before we can confirm your enrolment.
Within 24 hours of enrolment submission you will receive an automated email notification with information on what happens next.
Course information last updated: Tuesday 19th January 2021 @ 8.30am (4 hours ago)