English Functional Skills Levels 1 and 2 Fast Track
Endeavour Learning and Skills Centre
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To develop participants’ skills, knowledge and confidence in their reading, writing and communication abilities, in order to gain accredited qualifications, improve employment options and progress on to higher levels of education. This course will be delivered over 10 weeks, 5 hours per week: 3 hours on site and 2 hours online through Google classrooms.
You must complete an initial assessment to show that you can work at the required level. You cannot have achieved this level in this subject already (for example, if you have achieved Level 1 Functional Skills previously then you will need to progress to Level 2).
How to apply
For information on how to apply, please call The Endeavour Centre on 01482 615 349
English Functional Skills qualifications are broken down in to 3 areas of learning and assessment: reading, writing, and speaking, listening and communication (SLC).
To include/brief overview:
- Reading: identifying purpose of texts, reading for detail and being able to compare and contrast information, ideas and opinions, recognising a range of layout and language features.
- Writing: using a range of formats, punctuation, grammar and spellings to create different types of texts suitable for a variety of audiences and purposes.
Speaking, Listening and Communication (SLC): developing communication skills in order to be able to actively listen, express own views appropriately and effectively prepare and contribute to discussions and presentations.
There is one externally set/marked exam paper for reading and one for writing. There is also an assessment for SLC completed with the course tutor.
Where can it lead?
- Further Education: Maths/English Functional Skills Levels 2, GCSE, ICT, Employability and other vocational courses you may wish to access
- Improved employability
As a Hull Training and Adult Education learner you have access to our Careers Advice Service. Our advisers are on hand to guide you through options and support you to achieve your full potential. Ask your tutor to refer you, if required.