This course is suitable for learners who want:
- a formal functional English qualification
- to become more confident with reading, writing and discussion skills
For learners for whom English is their second language, our English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) courses may also be suitable.
Length of course
The course varies in length, but most learners take 36 weeks to complete one level. You'll attend once a week for two hours.
The course will help you improve your English skills. It will be pitched at a level to suit your individual ability.
Topics may include:
- developing discussion and presentation skills
- using punctuation effectively
- writing for different purposes
- proof reading and correcting own writing
Functional English courses are free for eligible learners.
How to apply
Contact us online for more information or to book your place.
What you can do next
Gaining a formal qualification can help you to progress in work or go on to further education, for example one of our GCSE courses.
What our learners say
I have passed my assessments up to level 2 and this has helped me to do employment training in social care.
It's inspired me to go on and do GCSE and other forms of further education.
I am already in work but it has given me more confidence to aim higher.
This course has helped me to build up my self-confidence. The tutor put us all at ease and explained things that I didn't understand.