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Entry Level 1 Functional Skills Qualification in English

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This course is free and accessible to anyone who matches the entry requirements.

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Functional Skills

About this course

This course is designed for people looking to improve their English skills and currently do not have a recognised qualification at Level 1. It will also help to improve employability, communication, and analysis skills, which are helpful in all areas.

What will I study?

Units completed within this course are:

  • Speaking, listening, and communicating skills

  • Studying texts to instruct, describe, explain, and persuade

  • Reading for meaning

  • Writing skills

  • Understanding audience and purpose

  • Using spelling, grammar, and punctuation correctly

Why study here?

We don’t just develop the knowledge and skills, we go above and beyond to develop interpersonal skills that help you develop your career. Not just filling out a workbook, taking away the foundations of a great career. Practical vocational experience. Linked to businesses in your community – linked to employment opportunities.

Entry requirements

14+ years old
Must have legally lived within the UK for at least 3 years
As part of your enrolment process, you’ll complete some initial screening to identify your current working level and to build your learning plan. As part of this process, we’ll provide you with career information and advice to select the best option for you.

Course duration


What courses can I progress to?

Career opportunities within specific field of interest, apprenticeships, other courses - English Level 2

Tuition fees

This course is free and accessible to anyone who matches the entry requirements.

How to apply

To apply for this course, please contact us at

Please note

We make every effort to ensure the information within our online course directory is accurate and a true representation of the courses we are offering in 2023-24. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if necessary.

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