What is the course about?
This level 2 course is designed to help you improve your practical English skills to Level 2, You will be able to apply the skills learnt in everyday life, both at home and in the workplace.
Is a pre-enrolment interview or assessment required for this course?
What level is the course and do I require particular skills, experience or prior qualifications?
In order to undertake this course you will need to undertake an Initial Assessment to ensure that you are on the correct level. . You will need to know how to use an electrical device such as a computer, laptop or tablet due to the delivery of the course being all on line. An interview will be required.
What topics does the course cover?
The course covers the practical use of Reading (extracting information from different texts), writing both formal and informal communications and speaking and listening (presentation skills) and builds on from the Level 1.
How will I be taught and assessed?
You will be provided with online learning materials which covers all aspects of your course. You will be required to complete assessments for each of the units within the course and submit these by the deadline dates provided at induction. You will be allocated an assessor at the start of your course and they will support you to ensure you have a successful outcome. IT skills will be developed throughout your course and basic English skills will be assessed and discussed on an ongoing basis.
Are there any other costs or equipment I need to get?
The course is free if you meet the eligibility criteria. You must be a UK resident or have lived in the UK for 3 years or more and be aged 19 before 1st August 2020. You will need internet access so that you can respond to email and a digital device that will enable you to type your answers into a web-based platform.
By the end of the course what should I be able to do?
By the end of the course you will be ready to take the relevant Functional Skills assessment and progress onto your chosen vocational pathway.
What are the progression opportunities following this course?
If you are interested in progressing to further study you can progress onto GCSE.