Course description

The Functional Skills qualifications are based around skills needed for everyday life and to enable you to have the flexibility to problem solve using these skills. On this course, you will learn Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening skills at the standards for Level 1. The skills at this level form a platform for learners to develop to Level 2 skills in English.

What can this course lead to?

Leads to Functional Skills English Level 2 which is acceptable to some universities for access to their courses.

Want to learn more?

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Northern College, Yorkshire

Course session dates

Session dates for 10 October 2022 - 8 November 2022

  • Monday 10 Oct 2022 to Friday 14 Oct 2022
  • Monday 17 Oct 2022 to Tuesday 18 Oct 2022
  • Monday 31 Oct 2022 to Tuesday 01 Nov 2022
  • Monday 07 Nov 2022 to Tuesday 08 Nov 2022

Course fees and funding support


* This course is fully funded for eligible students.

If you are not eligible, there will be a cost of £0.00 plus an additional fee if you choose to stay over. The vast majority of students are eligible to study for free and we will confirm when you apply.