National Get Ready for Level 2 Functional Skills English

Ref: C2423273

This course will be delivered through an online Zoom classroom enabling you to study with full tutor support in the comfort of your own home. Before you can join this course, you will need to talk to a member of staff and do an initial assessment to make sure the course is right for you. For more information and to book an appointment please email functionalskills@wea.org.uk.

Course aim

This course will help you to practise your reading, writing, speaking and listening skills and get ready to progress onto a NCFE Level 2 Functional Skills English qualification.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for adults who already have Level 1 skills in English. Before you can join this course you will need to talk to a member of staff and do an initial assessment to make sure the course is right for you. Please email functionalskills@wea.org.uk

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Use strategies and prior knowledge to spell the majority of common and unfamiliar words accurately.
  • Select the appropriate format, style and level of detail required for a range of writing purposes, e.g. note making, summarising a document, writing a formal letter.
  • Make requests and ask questions to obtain information in familiar and unfamiliar contexts.
  • Take part in a range of formal and informal topical discussions: explain my personal views clearly, listen and respond appropriately.
  • Use grammatical knowledge and personal experience to identify the purpose and meaning of a range of pieces of writing.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

A laptop/pc (Windows 8 or higher / Mac OS X or higher), broadband internet connection, webcam, speakers, microphone and Google Chrome browser. You need a smart phone which can download apps (Android 4.1 or higher / IOS 8 or higher).

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

National Get Ready for Level 2 Functional Skills English

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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