This course aims to help people who would like a Level 1 or Level 2 qualification in English or who would like to do a GCSE but haven’t been in education for some time. We will help you develop your English skills prior to a GCSE course.
You do not need formal qualifications, but would be expected to have an assessment interview to place you on the correct level course.
Dates and Times
You will have the opportunity to improve your:
- Writing: spelling, grammar, punctuation and types of text
- Reading: skimming, scanning and for detail
- Speaking and listening/communication: discussions, presentations, following instructions
The course is delivered by experienced tutors using a variety of interesting resources. Sessions are friendly and fun and allow you to work at your own pace.
Exams and Assessments
The course has an end assessment for a Functional Skills qualification in English.
A Functional Skills qualification in English.
Students can move on to the next level, Access or GCSEs. They also use the skills developed to improve their chances of employment or to progress in their jobs.
For most people the course will be FREE as they are funded by the government. However, if you already have a GCSE grade C or above in this subject, are studying for a higher education qualification, or haven’t lived in the UK or EU for the past three years, there may be a fee.
How to Apply
If you wish to study this course you do not need to fill out an application form, simply call our Admissions Team on (01904) 770397 or visit our friendly team of advisors in the InfoZone, located behind the main reception desk.
If you have any questions about this course or any aspects of studying at York College please email email@example.com or call (01904) 770770.
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