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What career opportunities can this lead to?

Students can progress onto the level 1 Functional Skills English course. Alternatively, if they are still working towards their entry awards they can continue to do so.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no requirements for this course but students must be working at the appropriate level and demonstrate their skills through an initial assessment.

What does this programme involve?

Students will work on reading for everyday use and technical information. They will develop their general writing skills including everyday and business writing. They will also work on spelling and punctuation skills, as well as grammar. The course will also help to improve confidence, through discussions and presentations, in speaking, listening and communication. Students will work towards achieving Functional Skills English at entry level 3 and, if appropriate, may progress onto level 1. This award has three components, Writing, Reading, and Speaking, Listening and Communication.

How is the programme taught and assessed?

Students learn in small groups, through discussion and practical activities. They also work independently on targets that have been identified, discussed and agreed with the course tutor.

What else do I need to know?

This is an entry level entry level programme for adults who want to develop their reading and writing skills, Students will learn skills in all areas of English: reading, writing, speaking, spelling, punctuation and grammar. They will also take part in a number of discussion across a wide range of subjects. This course is suitable for those who want to further develop their English for work or to help their children with reading, writing and spelling. Students will work towards Functional Skills English at entry level 3.

Students should bring with them, pen, paper, pencil A4 ring binder.

Dates for the diary

Our part-time open event is held every June. For specific dates and times please see the events section of our website or telephone 023 8091 1299.

How do I apply?

Apply by clicking on the APPLY NOW link on this page. Alternatively, you can apply by completing an application form through our Information, Advice and Guidance team by telephone 023 8091 1299 or via email at

*Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team.

Course Code


Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
D46V Eastleigh College 12/9/2018 Wed 19:00 – 21:00 32

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need any further advice?

If you require further advice and guidance about any course costs and/or the funding options available to you, the College has a dedicated Information, Advice and Guidance team who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1299.

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