Course Type / Attendance

Part Time, Skills & Qualifications

Subject Area

English and Maths

Start Date

Call 0191 511 6000

Course Length

1 year




Adult, Employers



Course Level


Home / Course / English Language GCSE

Who is this course for?

This course is for people who need a GCSE in English to progress in their career. It is also suitable for anybody who is looking to broaden their knowledge and understanding of English.

What do you need to apply for the course?

It would be beneficial if you held a grade D or above in English Language or a Level 2 Adult Literacy/Functional Skills qualification.

You will also need to complete an entrance test before starting on the course.

What are the key things you'll learn?

This course covers reading, writing, speaking and listening. There is also an exploration of extended reading and spoken language.

How you will learn

This course is classroom based for three hours a week. You will also be required to complete around three hours of home study a week.

There is one exam in June along with four controlled assessments and three speaking and listening tasks throughout the year.

Where could this course take you?

After successfully completing the course, you could progress on to an Access to Higher Education course or a foundation degree.

You could also use the qualification to progress in your career.