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English – Functional Skills – UHPPAO02

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Good English skills are essential to be able to succeed. Having an English functional skill qualification can enhance employability and open doors for further study.
Start Date Tue 14 Sep 2021
Weeks 33
Time 18:00 - 20:00
CampusAireville Campus
Fee £0 * Exam Fee: £0


Whatever your previous experience of English, we will support you to develop your knowledge and ability, providing you with transferrable skills which will help you at home and at work.

To achieve the qualification, you need to sit and pass two exams. The exams can be taken at different points in the year and you can re-sit up to a maximum of 3 times in an academic year. For English there are 3 exams for each level: Reading, Writing and Speaking & Listening. You will complete mock assessments in each exam before being entered for the final examination.

Expectations of the course. You need to

  • Be committed to learning and making progress
  • Be able to commit to a least 1hour work outside of class and to catch up with any work missed
  • Be able to achieve 100% attendance
  • Be punctual and prepared for learning


  • Level 2 Functional Skills is an essential requirement for employers, universities and to access a wide range of options for further study.
  • GCSE English
Part-time courses are term time only. See our term dates for further information.
Did you know that some of our courses are free if you earn less than £17,374.50? Call 01756 693 309 for further information.
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