Functional Skills English for Adults – Entry Level – September 2024

Funding information: Free Adult Maths and English funding available dependant on learner circumstances.
Duration: 34 weeks
Attendance: Part-time Day

Course Overview

If you have an interest in improving your English skills and gaining a national qualification at the level appropriate for you, this course is for you. Our tutors provide you with effective support from start to finish helping you on a one to one basis at a level appropriate to you.

Available on a daytime or evening basis.

Course Content

Modules include:

  • Reading (purpose of text, reading comprehension, proofreading and spotting mistakes)
  • Writing (structuring your writing, effective communication through writing)
  • Speaking and Listening (using informal and formal language, presentation skills)

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course but you be required to sit a short assessment and interview before you enrol to assess your level.

Assessment Methods

  • written exam
  • written assignments
  • presentations


You may decide that you want to progress further with a GCSE English qualification, or other college courses or use your new skills to gain employment.