Functional Skills Course information sheet (Maths & English)

Is this the course for me?

England have among the lowest results in the industrialised world in literacy and numeracy tests. Recent surveys have shown there is an increasing demand in the jobs market for those with higher skills - and falling jobs market for those with lower skills.

If you have not updated your qualifications in the last five years and keen to progress forward with your qualifications then this is the course for you.

What will I do on the course?

You will work in a classroom setting with a group and a tutor to learn and apply new skills. You will also work alone at work and at home on a computer practising your new skills using our high quality interactive learning materials and online resources to help you develop and support your new skills. You will also have individual help when needed from your tutor to keep you on track.

What will I learn?

Our literacy and numeracy courses give individuals qualifications from Entry level 3 up to GCSE (level 2). They help improve your everyday skills critical for individuals and provide skills, knowledge and understanding that are essential to succeed in education, work and life.

How will I benefit?

Learning on such a clever interactive site complements both confident and nervous learners as confident learners can progress forward quickly and achieve their goals and the not so confident and practice independently on unlimited resources until they have the confidence to progress on. The benefits of these qualifications are countless and with the addition of the communication skills completing the course you will gain skills to help you provide an efficient service to your existing or future employer.

Do I need any qualifications beforehand?

There are no formal qualifications, but an interview and assessment will take place to determine the correct level for you before you start.

What can I do next?

Once you have completed this qualification you can progress up to a level 2 in both Maths and English. We also have over 300 online courses available so please take a look of telephone us for advice from one of our team.

*Free subject to eligibility and demand