Course Type / Attendance

Part Time

Subject Area

Maths & English

Start Date


Course Length

12 Weeks


Bede, City Campus




City & Guilds

Course Level

0, 1, 2

Award to be received

Functional Skills English

Awarding Body

City and Guilds

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Who is this course for?

This course is ideally suited to people who would like to achieve a formal qualification in English and wish to improve their knowledge and understanding of the subject.

What do you need to apply for the course?

Although there are no formal entry requirements, you will need to pass an initial assessment at Entry level 3. You will also benefit from having basic keyboard and mouse skills.

What are the key things you'll learn?

This course covers the key areas of English including:

  • Grammar
  • Punctuation
  • Spelling
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Speaking and Listening


How you will learn

You will receive three hours of guided learning and at least two hours of self-study/homework is expected, per week.

Where could this course take you?

This course is widely accepted nationally by employers, colleges and universities.  This could lead to:

  • Further study
  • Progression within your current career
  • Further employment opportunities


What costs will you incur?

The course is free for most people, please contact the college for more information.



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