This course is for anyone who would like to improve their level of English skills.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course but you may benefit from achieving a Level 1 in Functional Skills.
This course is free of charge for anyone 19+ who does not hold this qualification or GCSE grade C/4 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:
- Inferential comprehension
- Styles of writing
- Writing for purpose
Essential Skills qualifications can help you progress to further study or employment.
We are the largest further education provider in Northumberland with campuses throughout the county.
Our student transport scheme is available for eligible students to make getting to and from college as easy as possible.
Our extensive re-development programme will create outstanding new facilities.