Functional Skills in English

Level 2 Functional Skills in English , Level 2
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What Our Students Say

“When I first came I didn’t know anybody at the college but because it’s people you’re surrounded by and people with similar interests to you, you do make friends quickly and you make really close friendships with people because you’re listening to the same things and you’re going through the same things, and you can help each other as well.”

Eve

“I’m working really well with my tutors – they’re really supportive and we just have a laugh. It’s like a really nice atmosphere. I think the facilities are really fantastic.”

Dan

“When I first came I didn’t know anybody at the college but because it’s people you’re surrounded by and people with similar interests to you, you do make friends quickly and you make really close friendships with people because you’re listening to the same things and you’re going through the same things, and you can help each other as well.”

Eve

Course Information

Introduction

English Functional Skills Level 2 is the ideal qualification if you are wanting to progress onto an apprenticeship or further your job prospects. This programme enables you to study a Level 3 apprenticeship. The course is completely free of charge for anyone who has not already completed a Level 2 qualification or equivalent in English.

Overview

What you will study:

(At intermediate level)


  • Punctuation

  • Spelling

  • Grammar

  • Language features

  • Language structure

  • Fact, bias and opinion

  • Reading, writing and speaking and listening

Who is this course for?

Apprentices only - Must be referred by Apprenticeship Provider

Entry requirements

You will need to complete an initial assessment before enrolment and will need to be at Level 1.

Available Apprenticeships and Progression options

This course enables you to progress to further education and provides you with skills to develop your career and is essential to pass your End Point Assessment.

Assessment types

The course is assessed via two external exams – a Reading and a writing exam and an internally assessed Speaking and Listening Exam.

Course details

Duration: 12 weeks
Start Date: WC 09/09/24, WC 06/01/25, WC 14/04/25
Study Type: Part time
Course Code: 77587-01

Please note that for all courses starting on 9th September, there will be an induction week, WC 2nd September.

Employment Statistics

  • Teaching and other educational professionals n.e.c.

    Average Salary
    £30,160
  • Skilled metal, electrical and electronic trades supervisors

    Average Salary
    £41,600
  • Functional managers and directors n.e.c.

    Average Salary
    £66,560

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