Functional Skills English Flexi: Skills for Life and Work Level 1 - Level 2

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Course code: QA2403F

This a flexible course for people who would like to gain a Functional Skills English qualification but are not able to commit to attending weekly classes. Please note, although you will get support from your tutor, you will need to be an independent learner and motivated to achieve the qualification

From 01 Aug 2023 to 31 Jul 2024
Tue Wed 10:00-12:00One day
31 Jul 2024
10:00 to 12:00
Online learning 




Skills & Learning Adult Community Education

01202 123444

What the course is about

<p>As part of this course, you will:</p>

<li>Improve your reading skills, including reading for meaning, proofreading and comprehension</li>
<li>Improve on your writing skills, including planning your writing, writing for different purposes, spelling, grammar and punctuation</li>
<li>Develop 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>

<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>

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. 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=""></a>.</p>

<p><strong>Please note, this is a flexible course that will allow you the opportunity to learn at a time you choose. A tutor is available to answer questions but you will need to be prepared to work independently and motivate yourself to complete the course. Your tutor will provide support and encouragement and you will have tutorials to assess your progress. We do reserve the right to recommend a classroom-based or online tutor-led course if you do not complete the tasks you are set by the tutor promptly. </strong></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>

<li>Speaking and Listening</li>

<p>You will work towards an exam. 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>

<li>You want to gain an English qualification at the right level for you.</li>
<li>You want to work flexibly, at your own pace and level and at at time that suits you. </li>
<li>You want to improve your communication, reading and writing skills for employment and/or personal reasons</li>
<li>You are able to study independently at home. </li>

<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=""></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>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=""></a>. Call us at 01202 123444 for more information.’</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="" target="_blank"></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=""></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=""></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=""></a>.<br />
<strong>Unspent Criminal Convictions</strong> we require learners to disclose any unspent criminal convictions. Please refer to <a href=""></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=""></a>. All enquiries are treated in confidence.</p>