Functional Skills in English - Key Subject Tuition

Course description
Course nameFunctional Skills in English
Training providerKey Subject Tuition
  • Entry Level 1, 2 and 3
  • Level 1
  • Level 2
Course duration

This is a term time only course which runs over 14 weeks.

Attendance is 1.5 hours per week.  

Who the course is for

(eligibility and personal characteristics)

Residents in South Tyneside who do not hold a qualification in English up to a Level 2.

This includes those in paid employment or in receipt of a welfare benefit.

What you will study

(key modules or content)

Functional Skills in English provide learners with the essential knowledge, skills and understanding that will allow them to operate confidently, effectively and independently in everyday life and in the workplace.

They support learners and help with progression into employment and further study.  

The course will cover:

  • reading 

  • writing 

  • speaking and listening 

What are the entry requirements?

There are no entry requirements.

All potential learners will be assessed prior to the course to make sure you access the appropriate level of learning.

Requirements of the course (personal protective equipment, tools, and materials)None
Progression and careers

Learners can progress onto the next level of English with the training provider. 

They also offer courses in Functional Skills Maths, ESOL and Level 1 Diploma in Skills for Employment, Training and Personal Development.  

Learners will be supported in applying for vocational courses and / or career opportunities.  

For more information please contact:
NameClaire Wardle