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Functional Skills

All students will work towards gaining valuable Functional Skills qualifications, which include:

  • Communication
  • Application of Number
  • Information Technology

As an independent qualification, Functional Skills can be studied at a levels 1-5, enabling students to concentrate on their strengths and choose the level appropriate to their needs. As well as providing valuable skills for employment, Functional Skills carry additional UCAS points for university entry. The number of points awarded is dependent on the Functional Skills level achieved in each subject.