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Functional Skills English (Day time)

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Course CodeQ5290
Academic Year1718
Dates25th September 2017 to 2nd July 2018
Location NameSouth Wigston Campus
AreaFunctional Skills & GCSEs
Mode Of ProvisionPart Time
IntroductionThis course is ideal if you need to improve your English skills and/or need a qualification. Tuesday 12:30 - 15:00
Study OutlineThis course will look at the three main areas of English: - Reading - Writing - Speaking and listening
Entry RequirementsYou will need to take an initial assessment(IA) in English and maths, to ensure you are enrolled on the right level for you to succeed and identify any support you might need. This usually takes around 30 minutes. You will also need to complete a short interview with our team. We will ask you about any recent learning experience and qualifications you have already. You can contact the team on 0116 264 3535
EquipmentPen, paper and folder
AttendanceYou are expected to attend every lesson to be successful
AssessmentYou will need to complete three components. Reading, writing and speaking & listening. Exams are 50 or 55 minutes long.
ProgressionFunctional Skills English is available from entry level, level 1 and level 2. You can progress through the levels. You can progress to GCSE with a level 2, subject to an initial assessment meeting a level 2 standard.
QualificationFunctional Skills English from entry level to level 1 and level 2.
Awarding BodyOCR
LevelLevel 1 to Level 2
Available Full-time?N
Available Part-time?Y
Suitable for Higher Education?N
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?N
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