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NCFE Functional Skills Qualification in English (Level 1) at Be Totally You

Course description

This  qualification aims to allow learners to work confidently, effectively and independently in life,  by developing practical skills in English which can  be  transferred across situations and contexts.

The  objectives of this qualification are  to help candidates to:

  • apply their knowledge and understanding to everyday life
  • engage competently and confidently with  others
  • solve problems in both familiar and unfamiliar situations
  • develop personally and professionally as positive citizens who can actively contribute to society

Course content

The NCFE Functional Skills Qualification in English (Level 1) consists of 3 mandatory components:

  • Component 01 – Speaking, Listening and Communication
  • Component 02 – Reading
  • Component 03 – Writing

To be awarded the NCFE Functional Skills Qualification in English (Level 1), learners are required to successfully complete all 3 mandatory components, by achieving their task-based assessments.  Component credits will not be awarded. Grades are not awarded and the 3 components are weighted equally.

Entry requirements

This qualification is designed for a wide range of candidates who want to develop practical and transferable skills in English.

There aren’t any specific recommended prior learning requirements for  this qualification.

This  qualification is suitable for  candidates aged pre-l6 and above.

Future opportunities

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

  • NCFE Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics – Level 1
  • NCFE Functional Skills Qualification in Information and Communication Technology – Level 1
  • NCFE Functional Skills Qualification in English – Level 2

As this qualification develops transferable skills which will be useful in work and life, learners could also progress onto a variety of NCFE qualifications in Employability, Money Management, or other vocational areas.

This qualification is also an integral part of the Apprenticeship and Diploma frameworks.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Be Totally You directly.

Last updated date: 05 August 2015
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