English Functional Skills Level 1 & 2
These qualifications are designed to develop your confidence and fluency in English.
Level: Level 1/2
Size: Functional Skills
Purpose: Improving English Skills
Guided Learning Hours: 45
Duration: 21 weeks, Fridays 9.30am – 12.00pm
Next Course: January 2021
What are the qualifications about?
These qualifications are available at different levels and will equip you with the practical English skills and confidence you need to further your education and career prospects.
Who are they for?
The Functional Skills Qualification is widely recognised by employers as an alternative to GCSE, so will improve your job prospects, while also opening up the opportunity for further study.
What do I need?
To study at Level 1 you should have Entry 3 in English.
Why choose Ruskin College?
Ruskin is a welcoming and inclusive community, with small class sizes, creating the ideal environment for you to further your studies and improve your confidence.
What sorts of things do they cover?
You will cover the topics of:
How long do they take?
Guided learning hours
Guided learning hours are the hours you spend learning with your training provider or on your own. The guided learning hours for this qualification are:
- Level 1/2: 45
Usual course length
Completing the Level 1/2 usually takes:
- 21 weeks part time, 1 day a week, Fridays 9.30am – 12.00pm
What jobs could they lead to?
You will gain a qualification in a key subject required by many employers, thereby transforming your employment prospects. The awards will also greatly help you progress your studies.
What would it cost me?
All our Maths and English courses are FREE as long as you do not have a GCSE qualification grade A*-C in these subjects. Find out more.