Functional skills qualifications are offered for English and Maths. You can study for one subject only, or both.
English – This qualification enables you to develop your abilities to read, write, speak, listen and communicate in English and apply this knowledge to familiar situations.
Maths – This qualification will enable you to demonstrate your confidence in using mathematics by giving you the underpinning knowledge and skills to solve straightforward problems.
The courses are delivered in a practical way, often linking them with projects and activities to help people see how what they have learned can apply in the real world.
The qualifications will support your entrance into any career or further learning. They can underpin apprenticeships and technical qualifications
They will build your core skills required for employment including being able to solve problems and use technology effectively.
For either English or Maths, there are five levels of qualification:
Entry Levels 1, 2 and 3
Levels 1 and 2
Note: these are the minimum amounts of time, and this may vary depending upon the learner’s needs.
This course is suitable for people on the following programmes
Yes, you will receive a City & Guilds certificate in Functional Skills
You will be based at the Humboldt Field Studies Centre and will work within our Marefield Corner woodland and kitchen garden.