City & Guilds Certificate in English or Mathematics Level 1

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These qualifications are a good stepping-stone towards the City & Guilds Functional Skills qualifications. Classes are available for learners aged 19 or over. Learners must show an Interest in improving literacy/numeracy skills and gaining a national Level 2 qualification. English topics covered include: reading, writing, spelling, punctuation, grammar, and speaking and listening. Maths topics include: numbers, fractions, decimals, percentages, common measures, using shape and space and handling data

How To Apply

Please get in touch with us if you are interested in enrolling onto an English or mathematics course.

You can email or phone us via the details provided on this page or submit the course enquiry form.

The Learning Shop will then book an appointment with a National Carers Service adviser and make arrangements for you to complete an assessment to determine the appropriate level for you to study at.

We will also need to confirm whether or not you are eligible to pay any course fees, and you may be asked to provide some further information about your current employment and financial status and previous learning.

Once this has been completed we will then enrol you onto your course programme.

Course Content
City & Guilds Certificate in English
Course Outline: these qualifications provide the skills and knowledge required for work and everyday life

City & Guilds Award in the Principles in Written and Spoken English

Offered at Level 1, these qualifications provide the skills and knowledge required for work and everyday life. You will be able to learn new skills or boost those you already have in the areas of reading, writing as well as speaking and listening.  By the end of the course, you will be able to build grammatically correct sentences, spell regular and irregular words, read for meaning and listen and respond when speaking to others. They have a flexible learning and assessment structure that can be adapted to meet your individual needs and provide a progression route through to higher achievement such as Functional Skills.

LevelLevel 1
CampusThe Learning Shop - Colchester
The Learning Shop - Clacton.
The Learning Shop - Dovercourt
The Learning Shop - Witham
Start DateLearners can enrol on these courses throughout the year
AttendanceFlexible attendance throughout the year

Free National Careers Advice Sessions

Whatever your situation, we’re here to help you overcome problems and reach your goals. We’ll help you build on your strengths, improve your skills, and find a job or career that matches your skills and personality.

To ask a question or to book your free National Careers Service Advice & Guidance session at a centre near you please contact us via the menu below.

City & Guilds Certificate in Mathematics

City & Guilds Certificate in the Principles and Techniques in Maths

Offered at Level 1, these qualifications provide the skills and knowledge required for work and everyday life. You will be able learn new ways to confidently work with numbers in everyday situations including paying for your shopping and working out how much paint you need to redecorate a room.  They have a flexible learning structure that can be adapted to meet your individual needs and provide a progression route through to higher achievement such as Functional Skills.

LevelLevel 1
CampusThe Learning Shop - Colchester
The Learning Shop - Clacton.
The Learning Shop - Dovercourt
The Learning Shop - Witham
Start DateLearners can enrol on these courses throughout the year
AttendanceFlexible attendance throughout the year

Free National Careers Advice Sessions

Whatever your situation, we’re here to help you overcome problems and reach your goals. We’ll help you build on your strengths, improve your skills, and find a job or career that matches your skills and personality.

To ask a question or to book your free National Careers Service Advice & Guidance session at a centre near you please contact us via the menu below.

Disclaimer

All Fees and prices shown on this page are for courses starting in the 2020-21 academic year unless stated otherwise, and are correct at the time of entering/printing information, however these may be subject to change. The College cannot accept legal or financial liability as a result of any such changes.

The course information describes programmes offered by Colchester Institute. The College takes all reasonable steps to provide courses as described, but cannot guarantee provision. The information is for guidance and does not form any part of a contract.

The College reserves the right to update and amend information as and when necessary. Colchester Institute will do its best to provide the courses shown, but may have to modify or withdraw a course depending on customer demand and other factors.