City & Guilds Functional Skills Certificate in English or Mathematics Level 1 & 2

The Adult Learning Shops offer a flexible learning solution for English and mathematics. Learners can enrol on the courses throughout the year and we offer flexible sessions so you can choose to attend those which suit your needs.

Adult English and Maths | Functional Skills

Away from the Learning Shop you can continue your learning by using any device – PC, tablet or phone.

These qualifications provide recognition of achievements in reading, writing and communication and number skills in real life situations. They also have a flexible assessment structure that can be adapted to meet the needs of individual students and provide a progression route through to higher achievement. Functional Skills offer progression opportunities for entry to advanced qualifications.

If you are in work and unable to attend the learning shop on regular twice weekly sessions, we can arrange for tutorial based courses which can be accessed from home on any device (phone, PC or tablet) with remote tutor support. 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.

How To Apply

Please get in touch with us if you are interested in enrolling onto a programme at one of our learning shops.

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.

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City & Guilds Certificate in English
Course Outline: flexible learning structure that can be adapted to meet your individual needs

City & Guilds Functional Skills Certificate in English

Offered at Level 1 and Level 2 these qualifications are designed to equip you with skills such as comparing the ideas and presentation of texts, writing for a specified audience and purpose, and communicating and adapting language. They’re assessed in three units – Speaking, Listening and Communication; Reading and Writing.  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 GCSE.

LevelLevel 1
Level 2
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
City & Guilds Certificate in Mathematics

City & Guilds Functional Skills Certificate in Mathematics

Offered at Level 1 and Level 2 these qualifications are designed to develop your ability to represent situations using mathematics, analyse calculations, solve problems and interpret mathematics to explain situations.  They’re assessed in a single, externally set test.  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 GCSE.

LevelLevel 1
Level 2
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

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.