City & Guilds Functional Skills in English at Level 1
City & Guilds
Functional Skills in English at Level 1
Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is intended for anyone wishing to develop their English skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing. It will help you to get ahead in education, work or daily life. Level 1 will suit you if you have some knowledge and basic skills and are ready to handle more complex problems, involving familiar and unfamiliar contexts. You’d like to learn how to express, understand or apply more advanced concepts or ideas.
The duration of this course is from 12 weeks, consisting of one x 2-hour session per week. It should be noted that you will be expected to complete some work in between sessions, at home, as well.
This qualification covers skills that include:
• Carrying out group discussions
• Reading and understanding a range of straightforward texts
• Writing formal and informal documents, of various styles and formats, to communicate information
This qualification is assessed by an internally assessed speaking, listening and communication assessment and externally set and internally marked assessments for reading and writing.
£120* based on a minimum 5 students per class
Funding may be available