This course is for anyone who would like to improve their level of English Skills and needs to have an English qualification to progress in their career or onto further study.
Following on from your offer of a place on the adult Essential Skills English Level 1 course, you will undertake an assessment in the first two weeks to ensure we can find the right course for you.
You do not need any official qualifications. You will need to complete an assessment to confirm your strengths and areas of improvements when you start the course.
This course is free of charge for anyone 19+ who does not hold this qualification or GCSE grade E/2 or above.
After developing your reading, writing and speaking and listening skills in the classroom, you will complete the following assessments:
- A speaking, listening and communication assessment with a teacher
- A paper-based or online writing assessment
- A paper-based or online reading assessment
During this course you will learn:
Writing for purpose
Speaking and listening skills
On completion of this course, you could progress to our Essential Skills English Level 2 course.
Essential Skills qualifications will help you to progress to further study or employment.
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