Functional Skills

Functional Skills are the skills which are essential for both peoples working and personal lives.

These qualifications teach post-16 and adult learners useful, transferable skills in English, maths and ICT (Information and Communication Technology) . These skills will help learners function more independently and confidently throughout their chosen pathway in life.

Functional Skills qualifications are available in all of the above skills, at Entry 1, Entry 2, Entry 3, Level 1 and Level 2.

As an approximate comparison,

  • Entry Level 1 – 3 is below GCSE level,
  • Level 1 Functional Skills are equivalent to a GCSE Grade E-D (grades 1 – 3)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills are equivalent to GCSE Grade C-A*. (grade 4)

Grading

Functional Skills assessments are graded as either a ‘pass’ or ‘fail’.

A Functional Skills pass certificate is issued if a student’s performance meets the level requirements; no grades are awarded.

Level 1 and Level 2 are externally assessed and carried out in exam conditions at the assessment centre.

For English only, a formal statement of results is also issued; this indicates the level at which each assessment component has been achieved.

 

Our Functional Skills Courses

About the Course:

This course will help you improve your English and Maths skills, these are vital in everyday life and within workplace environments. With a more advanced knowledge in these areas you will be more confident in your ability to succeed in your employment or studies.

 Duration: 

Functional skills courses are designed to help everyone develop at their own pace. The duration of this course is determined by an individual’s ability and progression.

  • Monday to Friday
  • Mornings & Evenings

To maximise learning, it is advised that you attend regularly.

Classes:

Classes are flexible for individuals need and personal timing.

Entry requirements:

You will be required to complete the college’s initial assessments in Maths and English to place you on the appropriate course level.

 Units:

Progression & Employment: 

Functional skills qualification will improve your skills and career prospects by gaining a qualification that is recognised by employers.

Functional skills qualification can be a requirement for employment/apprenticeships and higher education.

Once you have passed Level 1, you will be able to progress to Level 2 which will then enable further progression to GCSE Maths.

Home(UK) students:
Course Fees: £8 Per hour
International students:
Course Fees: £8 Per hour

Course Fees: £48 Per 6 hours

Course Fees: £288 Per 6 weeks

 

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The purpose of this application form is to collect the necessary information required to enrol the applicant on a suitable learning programme. The information collected via this form may also, (if need be), be transfered to the UKBA and other UK government agencies and departments if required as part of the application process for international students. The collection and processing of the data collected using this form comply with Our GDPR Commitments listed below:

  • we will process all personal data fairly and lawfully
  • we will only process personal data for specified and lawful purposes
  • we will endeavor to hold relevant and accurate personal data, and where practical, we will keep it up to date
  • we will not keep personal data for longer than is necessary
  • we will keep all personal data secure
  • we will endeavor to ensure that personal data is not transferred to countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) without adequate protection

Note: Please, complete all sections of the form making sure you fill in all the fields marked with (*) as they are mandatory fields before you are allow to progress onto the the next step. The form also lets you upload documents that are send along with it. These are:

  • a recent passport photograph of the applicant,
  • notorised/certified copies of your qualifications to support your application, and
  • your personal statment, if you prefer uploading it to filling it in online.

The last step of this form will ask you to read and accept our Terms and Conditions.

If you encounter any problem while filling in this form, please feel free to contact us using our Contact Us page or alternatively give us a call on +44 115 9483339 for assistance. You can also request an offline version of this form.

 

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About the Course:

Our small group courses are highly tailored, focusing on the individual needs of students, and are led by fully qualified, experienced tutors to create a lively, dynamic and inclusive learning environment.

Our courses can make a real difference to students, helping them optimise precious revision time and boosting exam results, by:

  • Consolidating knowledge
  • Improving exam technique
  • Building confidence and reducing stress
  • Boosting motivation

Courses take place at key times throughout the academic year here at the college, if you are seeking GCSE revision help then contact us today and we will help to the best of our abilities to meet your needs

Duration: 

4 weeks

6 hours a week

 

Classes: 

Available from Monday to Firday and Flexible for individuals need and personal timing.

Entry requirements:

XXX

Fees: 

£8 an hour

Full four week fee £192

 

Home(UK) students:
Course Fees: £8 Per hour
International students:£8 Per hour
Course Fees: £8 Per hour

Course Fees: £48 Per 6 hours

Course Fees: £288 Per 6 weeks

 

Apply Now:

PERSONAL DETAILS - Step 1 of 2

About this form

The purpose of this application form is to collect the necessary information required to enrol the applicant on a suitable learning programme. The information collected via this form may also, (if need be), be transfered to the UKBA and other UK government agencies and departments if required as part of the application process for international students. The collection and processing of the data collected using this form comply with Our GDPR Commitments listed below:

  • we will process all personal data fairly and lawfully
  • we will only process personal data for specified and lawful purposes
  • we will endeavor to hold relevant and accurate personal data, and where practical, we will keep it up to date
  • we will not keep personal data for longer than is necessary
  • we will keep all personal data secure
  • we will endeavor to ensure that personal data is not transferred to countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) without adequate protection

Note: Please, complete all sections of the form making sure you fill in all the fields marked with (*) as they are mandatory fields before you are allow to progress onto the the next step. The form also lets you upload documents that are send along with it. These are:

  • a recent passport photograph of the applicant,
  • notorised/certified copies of your qualifications to support your application, and
  • your personal statment, if you prefer uploading it to filling it in online.

The last step of this form will ask you to read and accept our Terms and Conditions.

If you encounter any problem while filling in this form, please feel free to contact us using our Contact Us page or alternatively give us a call on +44 115 9483339 for assistance. You can also request an offline version of this form.

 

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About the Course:

This course is designed to give you foundations and basic skills in computing. It covers an introduction to computing, the core applications and key software tools. This will prove vital in today’s business operation, office work, automation and communication in various technological forms.

Duration: 

10 hours a week

Minimum 6 months (This can be extended to meet your needs)

Classes:

Classes are flexible for individuals need and personal timing.

 

Entry requirements:

xxx

Fees: 

 Registration fees:  

Home (UK) students: £120

International students: £150

Course fees (Based on the 6 month minimum duration): 

Home (UK) students: £600

International students: £1,200

 

Apply Now:

PERSONAL DETAILS - Step 1 of 2

About this form

The purpose of this application form is to collect the necessary information required to enrol the applicant on a suitable learning programme. The information collected via this form may also, (if need be), be transfered to the UKBA and other UK government agencies and departments if required as part of the application process for international students. The collection and processing of the data collected using this form comply with Our GDPR Commitments listed below:

  • we will process all personal data fairly and lawfully
  • we will only process personal data for specified and lawful purposes
  • we will endeavor to hold relevant and accurate personal data, and where practical, we will keep it up to date
  • we will not keep personal data for longer than is necessary
  • we will keep all personal data secure
  • we will endeavor to ensure that personal data is not transferred to countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) without adequate protection

Note: Please, complete all sections of the form making sure you fill in all the fields marked with (*) as they are mandatory fields before you are allow to progress onto the the next step. The form also lets you upload documents that are send along with it. These are:

  • a recent passport photograph of the applicant,
  • notorised/certified copies of your qualifications to support your application, and
  • your personal statment, if you prefer uploading it to filling it in online.

The last step of this form will ask you to read and accept our Terms and Conditions.

If you encounter any problem while filling in this form, please feel free to contact us using our Contact Us page or alternatively give us a call on +44 115 9483339 for assistance. You can also request an offline version of this form.

 

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