Why should I take this course?
Classes are usually small, with approximately ten learners all working in a friendly and relaxed environment.
The course is available at the Joseph Wright, Ilkeston and Roundhouse sites, on both a daytime and evening basis.
Functional Skills will be available from Entry Level 3 to Level 2.
Gaining this qualification will make you competent in:
All of these skills will really help when it comes to applying for a job or studying at university.
At the start of the course you will be assessed to find out what you need to learn. You will then agree an individual learning plan appropriate to your situation and needs. You will be assessed informally throughout the course to check on your progress.
Qualifications are obtained by completing:
There is no fee for Functional Skills classes.
Gaining Functional English will help you in any future course of study that you may be considering. For individuals wishing to move into Higher Education, Level 2 is accepted for entry to a range of courses (check with the course providers for information on specific courses).
Employers consider Functional Skills to be essential in the workplace so achievement of a Level 1/2 qualification will give you an advantage in the job market.
For a confidential chat about your own learning needs, please contact the Adult English and Maths Team on 01332 387465.