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Functional Skills English - Entry Level 3

Course information

Course Summary

This course is FREE to those who do not already hold a grade A*-C or 4-9 in English.  Functional Skills qualifications provide reliable evidence of a learner’s achievements against demanding content that is relevant to the workplace. The qualifications assess learners’ underpinning subject knowledge and their ability to apply this knowledge to different contexts. They provide a foundation for progression to employment and further technical education, and they help learners to develop skills for everyday life.

Course Code:N7432
Study Type:Part Time
Academic Level:Entry Level
Award:Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills in English - Entry Level 3
Awarded by:Pearsons
Course Length

32 weeks (1.5 hours per week).

Start Date: Tuesday, 13 September 2022 at 6pm

Course Detail

The Entry Level 3 qualification gives learners the opportunity to:

  • listen, understand and respond to verbal communication in a range of familiar contexts
  • acquire an understanding of everyday words and their uses and effects, and apply this understanding in different contexts
  • read with accuracy straightforward texts encountered in everyday life and work, and develop confidence to read more widely
  • write straightforward texts and documents with clarity and effectiveness, and demonstrate a sound grasp of spelling, punctuation and grammar.
Course Fees

This course is FREE to those who do not already hold a grade A*-C or 4-9 in Level 2 English.* **

* Exam fee included

** £525 if you already hold a grade A*-C or 4-9 in English

Concession: YES
Government Subsidised: YES
Student Loan Available: NO

Please note: Fees are for 2022/23 entry and are for home and EU students of all ages. For more information about financial support for students, please click here.

Entry Requirements

To gain entry on to the course, applicants will need to sit an Initial assessment at main enrolment to determine what level course will be suitable.

Your Next Steps

Learners who achieve Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills Qualifications in English at Entry Level 3 can progress to Functional Skills Qualifications in English at Levels 1 and 2 or further English study, such as GCSE.

Alternatively, learners can progress to employment or to vocational education.

The qualifications give learners the opportunity to:

  • gain a qualification for work, study and life
  • demonstrate the ability at an appropriate level to read, write, speak, listen and communicate in English
  • apply these skills effectively to a range of purposes in the workplace and in other real life situations.
Other Information

Disclaimer:

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Last updated - 27/06/2022