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Flexible TBC Part-Time - Day City Campus Skills & Qualifications Enquire

What’s it all about?

Functional Skills in English has been developed for students like you, who are eager to enhance their English skills, which are essential for success in their career, education and everyday life. Whether you aim to improve your reading, writing, or speaking and listening abilities, our engaging lessons and supportive tutors are here to guide you. No matter your background or prior experience, this course is designed to empower you with the confidence and proficiency needed to excel, no matter what your future aims are!

There are a range of levels and there are no formal entry requirements for this course, as you will be assessed in college by a tutor to determine which level you will study from entry level to level 2. So no matter what you are looking to achieve with this course we will look to find the perfect option for you.

Study level Cost
19+ please enquire

The qualification is offered through Essential Skills at City Hall, Sunderland. Our centre operates a flexible appointment system where learners are expected to attend at least one session per week.

You will complete a reading, writing and speaking and listening assessment.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course as you will be assessed in college by a tutor. This will determine what level you begin with.

This is a 16 week course. Learners are expected to study 3 hours per week, although additional appointments are available during the week.

Various sessions available Monday to Friday

This qualification is ideal for learners who wish to improve their English skills in reading, writing and speaking and listening and gain a nationally recognised qualification.

Speaking and Listening

What’s next?

After achieving level 2 you could improve your career prospects or progress into further or higher education.

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