Course description

The Functional Skills qualifications are based around skills needed for everyday life and 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 2. The skills at this level are a platform to develop skills for further academic study at Level 3 and above, and are also skills valued by employers.

What can this course lead to?

Functional Skills Level 2 qualifications are now regularly accepted in universities for Higher Education studies depending upon the degree, but will also be a requirement for many Level 3 study programmes.
This qualification aslo makes you more competetive in the jobs market.

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 7 September 2022 - 29 September 2022

  • Wednesday 07 Sep 2022 to Thursday 08 Sep 2022
  • Wednesday 14 Sep 2022 to Thursday 15 Sep 2022
  • Wednesday 21 Sep 2022 to Thursday 22 Sep 2022
  • Wednesday 28 Sep 2022 to Thursday 29 Sep 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.