Functional Skills English: Skills for Life and Work Entry 3 - Level 2

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Course code: QA1531G

For learners wanting to improve their skills and confidence with English and work towards an English qualification

when
From 12 Sep 2024 to 26 Jun 2025
Thu 13:00-16:0035 weeks
Date
12 Sep 2024
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
19 Sep 2024
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
26 Sep 2024
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
03 Oct 2024
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
10 Oct 2024
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
17 Oct 2024
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
24 Oct 2024
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
07 Nov 2024
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
14 Nov 2024
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
21 Nov 2024
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
28 Nov 2024
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
05 Dec 2024
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
12 Dec 2024
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
19 Dec 2024
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
09 Jan 2025
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
16 Jan 2025
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
23 Jan 2025
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
30 Jan 2025
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
06 Feb 2025
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
13 Feb 2025
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
27 Feb 2025
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
06 Mar 2025
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
13 Mar 2025
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
20 Mar 2025
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
27 Mar 2025
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
03 Apr 2025
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
24 Apr 2025
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
01 May 2025
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
08 May 2025
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
15 May 2025
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
22 May 2025
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
05 Jun 2025
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
12 Jun 2025
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
19 Jun 2025
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
26 Jun 2025
Time
13:00 to 16:00
where
Dolphin Centre 

The Dolphin Centre,

Poole
BH15 1SZ


fees

free

who

Skills & Learning Adult Community Education

enquiries@salbcp.com

01202 123444

What the course is about

<p>In your class you will:</p>

<ul>
<li>Work on your reading skills, including reading for meaning, proof-reading and comprehension</li>
<li>Work on your writing skills, including planning your writing, writing for different purposes, spelling, grammar and punctuation</li>
<li>Work on your communication skills including speaking and listening activities and assessments</li>
<li>Complete work in the classroom and as homework to prepare you for the Functional Skills assessment.</li>
</ul>

<p><strong>This is a course leading to a qualification.</strong> This course is paid for by public funding and you will be required to complete a recognised City & Guilds English assessment. We will also, where appropriate, help you to improve other skills such as maths, ICT and skills needed for employability.</p>

<p>What learners say about our English courses and tutors: <q>I&#039;m enjoying my course and learning a lot. I feel it is helping me daily with communicating.</q> <q>I feel that my English lessons gave me the confidence and vocabulary to land my dream job.</q> <q>My English course has helped me help my children with their homework.</q> <q>My tutor believed in me and gave me so much confidence and support.</q> <q>I&#039;m proud of how well I am doing on my English course. It&#039;s also proving to me that I can do things I otherwise wouldn&#039;t believe I could do.</q></p>

Pre-course information session or interview

<p>You need to attend an Admissions Session before you start this course: click on the View sessions button. Many courses start in September, but we enrol learners at set times throughout the year. Please visit our website for further details or telephone our team on 01202 123444 who will advise you on how to apply. For term dates please refer to <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/about/term-dates/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/about/term-dates</a>.</p>

Assessment of progress, tests, exams

<p>This is an accredited course. You will be required to complete assessments in some or all of these subjects:</p>

<ul>
<li>Reading</li>
<li>Writing</li>
<li>Speaking and Listening</li>
</ul>

<p>You will work towards an exam or portfolio. Once completed your work will be marked internally or externally and quality assured. If successful you will receive a nationally recognised certificate. Personal goals for you to work on in class will be agreed with your tutor and these will be reviewed regularly.</p>

Who the course is for / Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications

<p>This course is for you if</p>

<ul>
<li>You want to gain an English qualification at the right level for you.</li>
<li>You want to attend a small, friendly class and work at your own pace and level</li>
<li>You want to improve your communication, reading and writing skills for employment and/or personal reasons</li>
<li>You are able to attend every week and complete home study tasks between sessions</li>
</ul>

<p>You do not need any previous experience or qualifications in English to attend this course. <strong>IMPORTANT - On this course it is essential that you attend regularly and complete any homework given. Exam entry is dependent upon full attendance and successful completion of practice papers.</strong> You should consider your readiness to commit to study and we have a study support toolbox to help you with this:<a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/toolbox/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/toolbox/</a></p>

Materials and costs

<p>You will need an A4 folder, A4 lined paper and pens. <strong>The course is Government funded so there is no cost for the course. PLEASE NOTE - If you fail to turn up for an exam you will be charged an exam fee of £30.</strong></p>

Next Step

<p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">Need support planning your next steps? Our experienced Careers Advisors at Skills & Learning can offer personalised guidance on choosing the right course, exploring career paths, developing interview skills, updating your CV and much more. Book a FREE appointment today and get the support you need to achieve your goals. Visit: <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/learning-with-us/next-steps/" style="color:#0563c1; text-decoration:underline">https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/learning-with-us/next-steps/</a>. Call us at 01202 123444 for more information.’ </span></span></span></p>

<p> </p><p>Need support planning your next steps? Our experienced Careers Advisors at Skills &amp; Learning can offer personalised guidance on choosing the right course, exploring career paths, developing interview skills, updating your CV and much more. Book a FREE appointment today and get the support you need to achieve your goals. Visit: <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/learning-with-us/next-steps/" target="_blank">https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/learning-with-us/next-steps/</a>. Call us at 01202 123444 for more information.</p>

Additional information

<p><strong>English, maths and computing skills:</strong> all of our courses support the development of relevant English, maths and computing skills.<br />
<strong>Refunds:</strong> please see details of our cancellation policy in our Terms and Conditions on our website <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/terms-and-conditions/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/terms-and-conditions</a> or in our brochure.<br />
<strong>Attendance:</strong> before enrolling you should ensure that you can attend all classes offered as far as possible.<br />
<strong>Places on courses:</strong> many of our courses are in high demand. If you have been offered a place but no longer require it, please advise us immediately as you may be preventing another learner from taking the place. Where learners do not attend the first session, without having given prior notice, Skills &amp; Learning reserve the right to offer the place on the course to another learner; you will not be eligible for a refund it it is outside of the terms outlined in our cancellation policy.<br />
<strong>Fully funded learners:</strong> if you have been offered a fully funded place on a course and no longer require it, you must advise us before the course starts so that your place can be offered to someone else. We reserve the right to withdraw future offers of fully funded places if you regularly do not start or complete funded courses.<br />
<strong>Home study:</strong> you will&nbsp;be required to do significant&nbsp;study at home between sessions to assist with your learning and progress.<br />
<strong>Qualification Levels:</strong> there is further information about qualification levels on our website.<br />
<strong>Proof of identity:</strong> please bring photographic ID and your National Insurance number with you to your first session. You will also need to provide it for any external examinations you take.<br />
<strong>Off-site activities:</strong> with some courses, there may be the opportunity for off-site enrichment activities at additional cost, for example: gallery, museum or exhibition visits. Where this is an integral part of the course, your tutor will discuss the arrangements with you during your induction.<br />
<strong>Parking at centres:</strong> parking at centres may be limited; please be prepared to use on street parking or pay and display car parks. For information regarding each centre, please visit the venue section of our website <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/</a>.<br />
<strong>Refreshments:</strong> tea/coffee or vending machine(s) are available at some venues. Further information can be found in the venue section of our website <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/</a>.<br />
<strong>Unspent Criminal Convictions</strong> we require learners to disclose any unspent criminal convictions. Please refer to <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/disclosure-of-unspent-convictions/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/disclosure-of-unspent-convictions</a>.<br />
If you have any <strong>accessibility or disability issues</strong> that we need to accommodate or if you think you may need any other support to complete your chosen course, please contact: 01202 123444 or e-mail <a href="mailto:enquiries@salbcp.com">enquiries@salbcp.com</a>. All enquiries are treated in confidence.</p>