Leamington LAMP

Riverside, Adelaide Road, Leamington Spa, CV32 5AH

info@leamingtonlamp.co.uk

01926 886699

Registered In England: 08676549 © 2019 Leamington Lamp Ltd.

Functional Skills in English

What are Functional Skills?

 

Functional Skills are qualifications in English, Mathematics and ICT.  At LAMP we currently offer English and Maths at both Level 1 and Level 2.

 

Functional Skills offer students the opportunity to develop;

  • The practical skills needed to live, learn and work successfully

  • Their Confidence and independence skills in these subject areas

  • The ability to apply these skills effectively to a range of purposes in the workplace and other real-life situations

Edexcel Functional Skills qualification in English at Level 1

This course will give students the opportunity to learn how to;

  • Compare ideas

  • Present texts appropriately

  • Write for specific audiences and purposes

  • Communicate and adapt language to suit different situations

 

Student ability will be assessed prior to deciding upon which level students’ study at. There is no requirement for students to have taken Functional Skills English at Entry Level 3 before starting this course.

 

To achieve in this subject, students must complete 3 assessments. These are;

  • Reading

  • Writing

  • Speaking & Listening

 

Assessments require students to complete activities based around real life scenarios

 

If they are able, students can progress to Functional Skills English at Level 2.

Edexcel Functional Skills qualification in English at Level 2

This course will give students the opportunity to learn how to;

  • Compare ideas

  • Present texts appropriately

  • Write for specific audiences and purposes

  • Communicate and adapt language to suit different situations

 

Student ability will be assessed prior to deciding upon which level students’ study at. There is no requirement for students to have taken Functional Skills English at Level 1 before starting this course.

 

To achieve in this subject, students must complete 3 assessments. These are;

  • Reading

  • Writing

  • Speaking & Listening

 

Assessments require students to complete activities based around real life scenarios

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