Functional Skills English

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    Part Time

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    20 Weeks

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    Distance Learning

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Distance Learning Functional Skills English is an exciting and informative course aimed to equip you with the keys skills and knowledge as well as gaining an accredited qualification.

Each section in Functional Skills English is broken down into three modules, which you will complete to ensure you are prepared for the functional skills examination. The modules will include a variety of practice assessments, challenging activities and reflective learning specifically designed to develop the skills and knowledge needed to successfully pass the examination and complete the course.

This nationally recognised qualification is fully online allowing you to study from anywhere at any time. You will have access to an award-winning e-learning platform, giving you everything you will need to succeed wherever you choose to learn.

What will I do?

Throughout the course you will work through multiple modules based on the key areas of English:

  • Writing: spelling, grammar, punctuation, and types of text
  • Reading skills: skimming, scanning and for detail
  • Speaking and listening/communication: discussions, presentations, following instructions

On completion of the learning, you will complete sample exams to prepare for your official examination in college.

The entry requirements for this Distance Learning Functional Skills English course is Functional Skills at Entry Level 3. You will complete an initial online assessment so we can make sure you are enrolled on an appropriate level of study.

As this course is studied online, you will need access to a PC, laptop, or tablet device. Mobile phones are NOT suitable.

This course will take 60 hours to complete with a commitment of 3 hours per week required to complete the course.

There will also be a need for additional hours for practice exams.

The Distance Learning Functional Skills English course is free.

The reading and writing exams will be conducted online, while the speaking and listening exam will be assessed internally with other learners.

The online examination will be sat at either our Boston or Spalding campus.

An English qualification can help you to gain access to further training as well as career progression and enhanced job opportunities.

How to Apply.

Applying for a course is easy, just click β€˜Apply for this course’ below.

Alternatively for more information on this course, please call our Information Line on 01205 313218

You can download our course guide