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Covid-19 Update

Given the Covid-19 pandemic, the College calendar has been changed for the first term of the 2020/21 academic year and has introduced a two-week October half term break. This break is from Monday 19 to Friday 30 October during which time the College is closed to Learners. The College office will be open from Monday 19 to Friday 23 October (telephone/email enquiries open) and closed from Monday 26 October to Friday 30 October (telephone/email enquiries closed until Monday 2 November). From 2 November we are increasing the areas in which a face mask or covering is required to be worn.

What opportunities will this course give me?

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 will I be learning?

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.

Why is this course for me?

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 do I need to sign up?

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

Is there anything else 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.

Application Information

Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.

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9/9/2020 - Apply Now


Eastleigh College

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10:00 – 13:00



8/9/2020 - Apply Now


Eastleigh College

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18:00 – 21:00



Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
D45V Eastleigh College 9/9/2020 Wed 10:00 – 13:00 32
D46V Eastleigh College 8/9/2020 Tue 18:00 – 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 some 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.

The Equality Act

The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.