Functional Skills English at Level 1 and/or level 2 at Wakefield Adult and Community Education Services
To improve skills in English for everyday life and for progression into education, employment or training.
Skills that you will develop:
- Spelling strategies
- Correct use of punctuation
- Writing and reading skills
- Speaking & listening skills
The course is for learners who:
- Have been assessed at level 1 or 2
- Have a level 1 qualification
Score 70% at diagnostic assessment for the relevant level
You will be asked to attend an assessment and interview to make sure you start on the right course.
You will need to attend class every week.
Extra help may be available in class if needed.
Classes are free.
The cost of a pen, a writing pad, dictionary and a folder.
If you are on a low income, you may be eligible to apply for help to cover the cost of books, travel, refreshments and equipment.
16-18s can apply for a bursary at enrolment(if eligible).
Progress to a more advanced course e.g. GCSE English, promotion (if employed) a vocational career or university.
Contact the 16-18 senior tutor/mentor - Peter Bell
by email at
To arrange an assessment/interview before you enrol.
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.