Course Overview

You can now sit functional skills exams online! 

Do you want to improve your English skills? Perhaps you’d like to refresh your memory when it comes to punctuation and grammar, or boost your CV? Functional skills level 1 is the nationally recognised qualification you’ve been searching for.

If you’ve ever had trouble filling out forms, understanding technical letters, or presenting your ideas to others, this course was made for you! Furthermore, it’s accredited by NCFE, and welcomed by employers as proof of your knowledge and skills. You’ll advance your reading abilities, expand your vocabulary, and become adept at writing clearly and concisely. You’ll prepare for your exams with unlimited tutor support, easy-to-follow assignments, and practise papers, so you’ll be fully equipped for success!

Why study Functional Skills English Level 1?

• You’ll gain an NCFE accredited qualification
• You can demonstrate to employers you’ve mastered a range of skills, such as presenting ideas in a clear way, and using correct punctuation and grammar.
• You’ll gain the qualification and confidence to apply for jobs or higher education courses requiring maths knowledge
• You can study in your own time, at your own pace, via laptop, phone, or tablet
• You can retake units at any time to strengthen your knowledge and prepare for your exams.

Want to improve your mathematics skills too? Combine this course with Functional Skills Maths Level 1 with our money-saving bundle!

Course at a glance

Course duration

6

On average it takes our students 2 months to complete this course, however you have up to 6 months.

Awarded by

This course is awarded by Northern Council for Further Education.

Study Method

Study completely online using our award-winning learning platform, MyOxbridge.

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Success Story

After a serious incident threatened her health and wellbeing, Ashleigh found career inspiration in the most unlikely of circumstances.

Sometimes it takes a significant life event to show you the way forward. Whether that’s having children, falling ill or moving somewhere new – lots of things can tell you when it’s time to take the next step in your career.

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Whichever career path you decide to choose, our 5‑step process can help you achieve your goals.

Step One

We'll take the time to understand your goals

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Together we'll develop your learning journey

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You'll get access to our award-winning learning portal, MyOxbridge. If you like, add a printed version of your course too!

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Our team of highly qualified tutors are as passionate about your success as you are. That’s why you’ll receive as much one-to-one support as you need from the moment you enrol, right through to receiving your certificate

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Once you've passed, we’ll review your learning journey, and provide free resources such as our Job Ready or University Ready Pack.

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6

On average, students complete this course in 2 months, but we'll give you up to 6 months.

15mins/day

The learning hours for this course are up to 45 hours, which is around 15 minutes per day for 6 months.

This course can start as soon as you enrol.

We'll give you plenty of time to finish this course, but if you need more time, just ask!

Awarding Body

NCFE is the educational charity and leader in vocational and technical learning committed to powering a smarter education eco-system. We combine over 170 years of experience with deep insight into what is needed and what works.

From world-class qualifications and content to new assessment methodologies, from innovative technology platforms to partnership opportunities with our network of expert collaborators – we galvanise the education sector to shape the smartest solutions for individual learning needs.  In doing this, we’re working for a fairer education system for all learners to power inclusivity and choice.

Our course code
X106
Qualification Code
603/5058/1
Official Qualification Title
NCFE Functional Skills Qualification in English at Level 1

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Entry requirements

Difficulty
Level one: an entry level qualification, usually suitable for learners with little or no experience.
Entry requirements
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write English

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