These courses are for anyone who would like to improve their reading, writing, speaking and listening skills, mathematical skills and ICT skills.
The courses are available at different levels and students will complete an initial assessment to place them on the right level.
These courses are for anyone who would like to improve their reading, writing, speaking and listening skills and gain a recognised qualification. You will also have the opportunity to progress to the next appropriate level.
A number of topics are covered which will be useful for everyday life. For example: multiplication and division of numbers, handling money, recording and using measurements, understanding graphs and tables and working out percentages. There will be some problem solving activities requiring calculations, common fractions, decimals and percentages.
Functional skills ICT is designed to develop and assess functional ICT from entry level 1 to level 2 to ensure clear progression pathways and personal development opportunities. The qualification and assessment are intended to enhance skills application across a range of contexts. The knowledge, skills and problem-solving approaches contained within the qualification provide tools that can be utilised in work, life and further learning. This qualification will encourage learners to demonstrate their using ICT, finding and selecting information and developing, presenting and communicating information skills and are designed to develop and recognise the ability of learners to apply and transfer skills in ways that are appropriate to their situation. Functional skills are recognised as vital to learner’s personal development, increasing both confidence and effectiveness.
For further information on any of our functional skills courses, please register your interest below.
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*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.