Course description

Whether you already have a Functional Skills Entry Level 3 qualification and want to progress your qualifications or not, this course could be for you.

This short two-day course will start to build your English skills toward Level 1. You will learn to recognise how language and other features of text are used to achieve different purposes e.g. to instruct, explain, describe, persuade. You will also understand that choice of language and features of text reflect its purpose.

What can this course lead to?

You could try Essential Skills: Writing for Purpose (Level 1), or go onto a Functional Skills English Level 1 qualification.

Want to learn more?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Open Events.


Northern College, Yorkshire

Course session dates

Session dates for 21 May 2022 - 22 May 2022

  • Saturday 21 May 2022 to Sunday 22 May 2022

Course fees and funding support

You may be eligible to study for free if you are unemployed, on certain benefits, or earn £17,374.50 a year or less. We can confirm when you apply or contact our Student Support Services team to learn more.

Course Fee FREE