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English Functional Skills

Duration: 45 Guided Learning Hours (GLH)

  • This qualification focuses on the development of effective communication skills. This qualification encourages learners to demonstrate their skills in speaking, listening and communication, and in reading and writing, in a range of contexts and for various purposes.
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  • This qualification is 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 Apprenticeships. 
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  • This qualification aims to develop and enhance skills required for the working environment and improve learners’ confidence and communication skills The purpose of this qualification is to provide learners with maths skills to help them gain the most from life, learning and work.in order to prepare them for employment or for a change in employment.
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  • Course Objectives: 
  • The objectives of this qualification are to help learners to:
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  • Gain skills in speaking, listening and communication, reading and writing
  • Apply their knowledge and understanding to everyday life
  • Engage competently and confidently with others
  • Solve problems in both familiar and unfamiliar situations
  • Develop personally and professionally as positive citizens who can actively contribute to society.
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  • Assessment requirements: 3 mandatory task-based assessments
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  • English will consist of 3 exam based modules to be completed at the end of the GLH:
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  • Reading (online test)
  • Writing (online test)
  • Speaking, Listening & Communication (observed by the course tutor)
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  • Qualification Recieved Upon Completion: 
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  • NCFE Functional Skills qualification in English at level 2 - The certificates will be issued through NCFE the awarding body on successful achievement of the qualifications.
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