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Employer Based Functional skills English outreach

12 week /or Block Week Functional Skills course offered for employers to upskill their workforce

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Adult English and Maths
Adult and Community
Location: Offsite
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: Entry
Number Of Years: 0
Interview Required?: N
Weeks: 10
Hours: 2.00
Start: Flexible
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Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/employer-based-functional-skills-english-outreach
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Course Information for Students

Entry on to this course is through agreement between the college and Employer. The aim is to deliver a Functional Skills programme that allows a company to upskill their workplace to L2 Functional skill in English. This can be tailored to the requirements of the work place, delivery method will be agreed with employer to allow minimum disruption to their business. 

All prospective students will be required to complete an initial assessment in English and will be then advised as to whether need to complete L1 before L2 depending on these initial assessments or whether they can go straight to L2. 

Gaining this qualification will improve your competence in:

  • Writing documents on complex subjects (by hand and electronically)
  • Communicating (both individually and within a group)
  • Understanding and following written instructions
  • Accurate grammar, spelling and punctuation so that meaning is clear
  • Formal letter writing
  • Writing an email
  • Reading and summarising information succinctly from different sources
  • Creating effective presentations in different contexts

All of these skills will really help when it comes to applying for a job or for further study.

Homework will be an important part of this course as will attendance to all sessions. 

This will be decided by your employer. Options will be

Remote learning

Face to Face in Workplace

Face to Face in College

Or a Blended learning approach

If learning remotely you will need access to a PC/Laptop and be able to access TEAMS

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 a written or online test.

What you do next is up to you:

  • Use the skills you learn in work, study or everyday life
  • Gain a qualification
  • Continue studying to improve your skills further

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

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Course Information Last Updated On: December 3, 2021 10:49 am