Learning English is a rewarding experience and essential to progress in life, learning and career. An English course should be insightful, accessible, achievable and fun. Often equivalent to GCSE English, our Functional Skills English Level 2 gives you just that. Delivered in easy-to-follow terms, functional skills cut out the noise and give students exactly what they want – transferable reading, writing and communication skills to reach the next step of their learning journey or career.
Functional Skills English gives you transferable reading, writing and communication skills to reach the next step of your career.
This course is a formally recognised RQF qualification and is recognised throughout the UK, Europe and beyond.
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It takes around 45 hours of study to complete this course.
Throughout this course, you may be expected to complete assignments, essays, research projects, presentations, video/audio recordings, and practical learning sessions to meet the requirements of your course. This information will be included in your study pack detailing exactly what you need to do to accomplish your goals as a student.
You have up to six months in total to complete this course but on average takes learners around 2-3 months to complete. Don’t worry if you go over the year though, we can organise an extension to your course for an additional fee, which also extends your tutor support.
This course is designed for distance learning study. To successfully pass the course, you’ll complete a series of practice papers and, with your tutor’s approval, your final examinations. Final exams cost just £95 when you come to Oxbridge. However, if you want us to come to you, it will cost £175 + travel costs.
At the end of this course, successful learners will be awarded a formal certificate of achievement by NCFE CACHE. The training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. You can read more about NCFE here.
Official Qualification Title - NCFE Functional Skills Qualification in English at Level 2
Difficulty - Level 2
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.
Make a range of contributions to discussions in a range of contexts, including those that are unfamiliar, and make effective presentations. You’ll consider complex information, present ideals clearly to others, participate in discussions and adapt your contributions to suit an audience, purpose and situation.
Select, read, understand and compare texts and use them to gather information, ideas, arguments and other opinions. You’ll be able to obtain and use relevant information, summarise ideas from different sources, identify and comment of the purpose of texts, detect bias, analyse texts in relation to audience needs and consider suitable responses in relation to three or more texts.
Write a range of texts, including extended written documents, communicating information, ideas and opinions effectively and persuasively. You’ll learn to present information logically, concisely, and use various writing styles for different purposes. Finally, you’ll consider sentence structure, grammar, and punctuation to ensure you communicate with your audiences effectively.
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You will have access to your personal tutor, via email and telephone, who will mark your assignments and guide you through the course. In addition, you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process. Your personal tutor will be highly experienced in their subject area and qualified to teach.
You don’t need any prior skills in the subject area to start. However, as with all of our courses, we recommend a reasonable level of English reading and writing ability.
No, all of the study materials are supplied within your learning pack.
Most students finish comfortably within the course duration period given. However, if you do need more time, your personal tutor support can be extended for an additional fee.
That’s fine, this course can be studied anywhere and is completed by submitting Tutor marked assignments (TMAs).