Edexcel Functional Skills Qualification in English at Level 1 & 2
About this course
Our English Functional Skills 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. If you’re looking to further improve your English skills, this course will help.
This course has 2 Levels:
- Functional Skills qualification in English at Level 1
- Functional Skills qualification in English at Level 2
With each level, you will have 3 units to complete:
- Speaking, listening and communication
In each unit, you’ll have an assessment where you have a choice of paper-based or onscreen, on-demand tests. To pass you have to meet the assessment criteria of each test. Speaking, listening and communication are internally assessed. Reading and writing are externally assessed.
Resources and Facilities
Teacher resources and networked computers.
This qualification at level 2 is equivalent to English GCSE.
You could use this qualification at level 2 to apply to university if the you haven’t got GCSE English at C grade.
Entry 3 or knowledge, understanding, skills or qualifications are required to take this qualification.