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Functional Skills qualification in English

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Course Level:

Entry 1, 2, 3, Level 1, 2

Regulator Reference:

603/5059/3, 603/5056/8, 603/5052/0, 603/5058/1, 603/5054/4

Guided Learning Hours:

55 Hours

Age Ranges:


Funding Eligibility Criteria:

Learner must be living in Lambeth Borough. Unemployed learners are our high priority list alongside low wages warner’s.

Qualification Type:

Functional Skills on the National Qualifications Framework

Qualification Overview:

The aim of the English Functional Skills standards is to encourage learners to demonstrate their speaking, listening and communication, reading and writing skills in a range of contexts and for various purposes. They are essentially concerned with developing and recognising the ability of learners to apply and transfer skills in ways that are appropriate to their situation

Qualification Structure:

To achieve a full certificate in Functional Skills English you will be required to successfully complete a total of three units as outlined below:

Reading Writing Speaking, Listening and Communication

The overall level of the qualification will be at the level of the lowest unit.

Overall approach to functional skills:

Our centre has a central team of staff responsible for the delivery of key, basic and functional skills. At least one functional skills teacher is based in each vocational area of the college, and over the years, they have built up their knowledge of the vocational contexts in which they are working and have developed strong relationships with their subject specialist colleagues.