FUNCTIONAL SKILLS QUALIFICATIONS: ENGLISH

Starting Early 2021

Qualifications:

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Entry Level 2

English Functional Skills Entry Level 2

Entry Level 3

English Functional Skills Entry Level 3

Functional Skills English: Entry Level 1

English: Entry Level 1

  • Reading 
  • Writing
  • Speaking, Listening & Communicating 
Helping Your Development

About this qualification:

The purpose of Functional Skills English Entry Level qualifications are to demonstrate the ability at an appropriate level to read, write, speak, listen and communicate in English, and to apply this knowledge and these skills in familiar situations.

Entry requirements

There are no pre-entry requirements for this qualification and no minimum age requirement has been set for registration.

Who is it suitable for?

Functional Skills qualifications in English at Entry Level are ideal for learners wishing to develop practical, transferable skills in English in order to work confidently, effectively and independently in life. It is suitable for a wide range of individuals and is fundamental to the successful completion of various wider qualifications and frameworks, such as Foundation Learning.

Qualification structure:

  • Reading

    Learners will learn how to decode a limited number of familiar words and locate information from simple written sources. They will learn how to follow simple text and recognise purpose.

  • Writing

    Designed to help learners who need to develop written English skills needed in a wide range of job roles.

  • Speaking, Listening & Communicating

    Learners will learn to listen and respond to simple spoken information and exchanges, communicate basic information in informal and formal situations and engage in simple discussion.

To sign Up:

If you’d like to be on one of our 2021 accredited courses or ask any further questions, contact Simon Moore on:

 
  • 01902 572397

  • 078141 78038

  • simon@access2business.co.uk

Functional Skills English: Entry Level 2

English: Entry Level 2

  • Engage in Discussion 
  • Listen & Respond 
  • Read for Purpose & Meaning 
  • Speak to Communicate 
  • Write Accurately 
  • Write to Communicate 
Helping Your Development

About this qualification:

The purpose of the Functional Skills English Level 2 qualification is to prepare the learner for work, study and life. Learners who achieve this qualification will demonstrate the ability to read, write, speak, listen and communicate in English. Learners will be able to apply these skills effectively to a range of purposes in the workplace and in real life situations.

Entry requirements

There are no pre-entry requirements for this qualification and no minimum age requirement has been set for registration.

Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is suitable for learners studying the following: apprenticeships, traineeships, study programmes, T-Levels. This qualification is part of a suite of English qualifications it allows learners to progress through a framework of English units and qualifications from Entry 1 to Level 2.

Qualification structure:

  • Engage in Discussion

    Learners will learn how to engage in straightforward discussion in familiar contexts.

  • Listen & Respond

    Learners will learn how to read straightforward written sources for information and to develop their understanding of spelling to decode words.

  • Read for Purpose & Meaning

    Learners will learn how to read short straightforward texts for purpose and meaning and use simple strategies to support understanding.

  • Speak to Communicate

    Learners will learn how to speak to communicate in different situations

  • Write Accurately

    Learners will learn to write legibly, using punctuation and spelling familiar words correctly.

  • Write to Communicate

    Learners will learn to write to communicate simple information.

To sign Up:

If you’d like to be on one of our 2021 accredited courses or ask any further questions, contact Simon Moore on:

 
  • 01902 572397

  • 078141 78038

  • simon@access2business.co.uk

Functional Skills English: Entry Level 3

English: Entry Level 3

  • Engage in Discussion 
  • Listen & Respond 
  • Read for Purpose & Meaning 
  • Speak to Communicate 
  • Write Accurately 
  • Write to Communicate 
Helping Your Development

About this qualification:

In this qualification learners will learn to read texts and other media for purpose, meaning and information; listen and respond in conversations and discussions; speak to communicate in different situations; engage in discussion, and write accurately to communicate for different purposes.

Entry requirements

Learners do not need any prior qualifications or a specific level of attainment to take this qualification. However, it is anticipated that the qualification will have been selected as suitable for the individual learner on the basis of findings from initial and/or diagnostic assessment

Who is it suitable for?

The qualification is intended for learners who need to develop spoken and written English skills at this level in order to progress in further study, work or life. This qualification is part of a suite of English qualifications it allows learners to progress through a framework of English units and qualifications from Entry 1 to Level 2.

Qualification structure:

  • Engage in Discussion

    Learners will learn how to engage in discussion and make relevant points.

  • Listen & Respond

    Learners will will learn how to listen and respond in conversations and discussions.

  • Read for Purpose & Meaning

    Learners will learn how to read and understand purpose and meaning in straightforward texts as well as simple strategies to support understanding.

  • Speak to Communicate

    Learners will learn how to speak to communicate in different situations

  • Write Accurately

    Learners will learn to write legibly, using correct basic punctuation, spelling and grammar.

  • Write to Communicate

    Learners will learn to plan their writing, write in short paragraphs and to check their writing for errors.

To sign Up:

If you’d like to be on one of our 2021 accredited courses or ask any further questions, contact Simon Moore on:

 
  • 01902 572397

  • 078141 78038

  • simon@access2business.co.uk

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