Functional Skills is a course that develops practical English skills in employability. This qualification will allow you to develop written and verbal communication skills with a particular focus on writing letters, emails and reports. The course will also develop your reading and spelling, punctuation and grammar skills.

  • What will I learn?

    Reading: Read and understand texts in detail, Use information contained in texts, Identify suitable responses to texts

    Writing: Write clearly and concisely, including an appropriate level of detail, Present information in a logical sequence, Use language, format and structure suitable for purpose for purpose and audience, Use correct grammar, spelling and punctuation

    Speaking and Listening: Undertake a formal and informal assessment

  • Example modules

    • Reading
    • Writing
    • Speaking & Listening
  • How will I be assessed?

    A controlled verbal assessment in the classroom, an examination in reading skills and an examination in writing skills.

  • Entry Requirements

    A diagnostic assessment will be carried out to determine the most appropriate level for you.

  • Cost of Study

    There is no cost for this qualification if you have not achieved the qualification before and have been a UK/EEA resident for at least 3 years.

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Course Details

Qualification Level Level 2
Study Mode Part-Time Course
Start Date September
Duration 35 Weeks
Course Code PENGL2FS
Runs at

Aylesbury Wycombe

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