Functional Skills - English L1

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Course code: 4791

Functional English - this is the first step to gaining a qualification in reading and writing. Suitable for all adults who don't currently have any qualifications. Please note that this course isn't suitable for those who want to learn to speak English, please see our ESOL section.



From 11 Jan 2024 to 28 Mar 2024
Thu 09:30-14:30

11 weeks

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25 Jan 2024

09:30 to 14:30

01 Feb 2024

09:30 to 14:30

08 Feb 2024

09:30 to 14:30

22 Feb 2024

09:30 to 14:30

29 Feb 2024

09:30 to 14:30

07 Mar 2024

09:30 to 14:30

14 Mar 2024

09:30 to 14:30

21 Mar 2024

09:30 to 14:30

28 Mar 2024

09:30 to 14:30


Parish Offices 

Gladstone Street



Fees and concessions



Borough of Swindon

What is the course about?

<p>Functional Skills qualifications in English are ideal for learners wishing to develop practical, transferable skills in English in order to work confidently, effectively and independently in life. Learners will complete an initial assessment of their skills to ensure they are enrolled on the correct level of course. These qualifications are assessed via 3 controlled assessments which cover reading, writing and speaking & listening. Each course will support learners to develop their knowledge and skills and support progression onto a higher level course, including GCSE English or Functional Skills in English. For more information, please email or text/telephone 07974 224646</p>

Who is the course for?

<p>Any Adult living in Swindon aged 19+ with no prior qualifications.</p>

What will I achieve?

<p>This is the first step towards gaining a formal qualification in English, this course covers skills in reading, writing as well as speaking and listening. You will require good conversational English, if English is not your first language, to join this course,</p>

<p>This course leads to an exam in L1 Functional Skills English.</p>