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Functional Skills English Entry 3

55 guided learning hours


Who is it for?

  • People wanting to develop basic English skills

  • People looking to work towards higher English qualifications including GCSEs

  • People doing a supported internship

  • People doing a vocational learning course

What does this qualification cover?

To achieve the qualification you will be required to commit to approximately 55 hours of guided learning

You learn to deal with English problems that will help you develop skills across speaking, listening and communicating; reading and writing. Examples of the types of skills you will develop include:

  • Communicating information and opinions clearly

  • Responding appropriately to questions

  • Listening and responding appropriate to other points of view

  • Reading words correctly

  • Spelling words correctly

  • Identifying different purposes of texts

  • Using a range of punctuation correctly

  • Sequencing words

  • Writing texts

  • Using language appropriate for purpose and audience


What are the Entry Requirements?

This qualification is suitable for people of any age You do not need to have:

• Any previous experience

• Any previous qualifications.

What are the Assessment Methods?

There will be tests at the end of your course.

This will be marked by your teacher or tutor.

If you do not pass the test, you can try again.



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