Subject Area

Basic Adult Education

Start Date

Call 0191 511 6000

Course Length

8 Weeks


City Campus





Course Level


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Who is this course for?

This course is for people who are looking to gain a Level 1 or Level 2 qualification in literacy to help improve their career prospects. It is not suitable for students wishing to obtain an ESOL qualification.

What do you need to apply for the course?

Although there are no formal entry requirements, the course does depend on the results of your initial assessment.

What are the key things you'll learn?

This course covers the key areas of literacy including:

  • Grammar
  • Punctuation
  • Spelling techniques

Understanding the differences between various texts

How you will learn

Each week you will receive tuition and homework on an English topic to prepare you for the exam taken at the end of course.

Where could this course take you?

Successfully completing this course will help open further employment opportunities for you or the option to progress your studies with an Access, Foundation Degrees or maybe a GCSE.

What costs will you incur?

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



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