Functional Skills

English Level 1

Ref: 603/5058/1

The purpose of the Functional Skills English Level 1 qualification is to prepare the learner for work, study and life. Learners who achieve this qualification will demonstrate the ability to read, write, speak, listen and communicate in English. Learners will be able to apply these skills effectively to a range of purposes in the workplace and in real life situations.

1. Who is it suitable for?

Functional Skills qualifications in English at Entry Level are ideal for learners wishing to develop practical, transferable skills in English in order to work confidently, effectively and independently in life. It is suitable for a wide range of individuals and is fundamental to the successful completion of various wider qualifications and frameworks, such as Foundation Learning.

2. What are the entry requirements?

There are no pre-entry requirements for this qualification and no minimum age requirement has been set for registration.

3. Qualification Structure

This qualification is assessed via 2 external assessments and one controlled assessment.

The external assessments cover the following components:

• Reading
• Writing

The controlled assessment covers the following component:

• Speaking, Listening and Communicating

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    Level 1 and 2 English

    This document provides an overview of our Functional Skills English offering at Entry Level 1 & 2.