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English - Level 1 Edexcel Functional Skills

Part Time

Course Overview

Functional skills courses are designed to help improvement in basic skills in Maths or English (or both), as well as to enable learners to gain a nationally recognised qualification. 

You will develop a practical and useful skillset in the subjects which will be relevant to a wide range of everyday work and life scenarios.

Course Content

This course will help you gain English skills at Level 1 and will include taking part in discussions and reading a writing a variety of texts.

Entry Requirement

Functional Skills English entry 3 or equivalent. Level checked on application.


Students will take Functional Skills English exams at Level 1 in speaking and listening, reading and writing.

Where does this course lead to

Functional Skills English - Level 2.

How to Enrol

To enrol on this course you must first complete an ESOL/English/Maths assessment. This is completed at college. Please telephone 01256 306484 to book an appointment.

When you attend this assessment please bring with you:
    Your passport 
    If applicable, evidence of your entitlement to benefits
    Any previous qualifications/certificates
    Your email address
    Means to pay the course fees (if applicable).


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Course Outline

Course Code: QPBL178
Study Mode: Part Time
Location: Basingstoke
Duration: 1 Year
Start Date: TBC.
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