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Adult English Functional Skills

Part-time Adult English Functional Skills

Functional skills qualifications range from Entry Level to Level 1 and Level 2. English Functional Skills will build your reading, writing and communication skills. The level you start on will depend on the outcome of an initial assessment. Functional skills are practical skills in English and ma...

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When Times Where Level Day Fee UCAS Code Institution Code How to enrol?
9th September 2019 - 26th June 202012:00am - 12:00amFilton Campus0TBCFreeEnrolment Form

Tuition Fees

16-18

Between the ages of 16-18 you do not need to pay tuition or exam fees for your course.

19-23

If you are between the ages of 19 and 23 and have not achieved a full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification before, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (English or Maths Course etc.)

If you are 19 or over and taking an English or Maths course up to an including Level 2, and have not previously achieved a GCSE Grade A* to C or grade 4 or higher, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 2 Course or Below etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying a level 2 course or below, you may be entitled to a Low Income/Benefit Waiver. If awarded, this Waiver will cover your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 3 Course or Above etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying on a level 3 course or above, and the Level 3 Legal Entitlement does not apply, you will need to pay the full cost of the course. You may however be eligible to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the tuition fees.

Please make arrangements to pay your course fee costs at the time of enrolment. Payment is due prior to the start of your course. The option to pay via an instalment plan is available if required. Please contact the College directly for the most up to date course fees – these may be subject to change.

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Summary

Functional skills qualifications range from Entry Level to Level 1 and Level 2. English Functional Skills will build your reading, writing and communication skills. The level you start on will depend on the outcome of an initial assessment. Functional skills are practical skills in English and maths, recognised by employers and educational establishments. Functional skills provide an individual with essential knowledge, skills and understanding that will enable them to operate confidently, effectively and independently in life and work. They can be stepping stones to GCSE.

What do I need to join?

You do not need any previous qualifications to join English Functional Skills. The level you are offered will depend on the outcome of your initial assessment. English Functional Skills does not teach you the language of English, so you need to speak English well already. If you are looking for a course that will teach you how to speak and understand English, please refer to ESOL. If you are not sure whether your spoken English is at the right standard, we can offer you advice.

How will I know how I am doing?

At each level there are three separate assessments, one each for reading, writing, and speaking and listening. Assessments can be taken when the learner is ready. At Entry Level, the assessment is taken in class. At Level 1 and Level 2, assessment is through examination.

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Course information last updated: Tuesday 12th November 2019 @ 10.50am (5 days ago)

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