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Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills English

Functional Skills English at Entry 1 to 3

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Course Duration for English at Entry 1-3 15 weeks

Course Information

  • Course Start September, January, April, June

Description

The Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills Qualifications in English at Entry Levels 1, 2 and 3 are for learners to develop understanding and skills in English.

The qualifications give learners the opportunity to:

  • - demonstrate the ability at an appropriate level to read, write, speak, listen and communicate in English mathematical thinking to solve problems in familiar situations
  • - achieve the skills for further study at Levels 1 and 2

The qualifications give learners the opportunity to:

  • - Listen, understand and respond to verbal communication in a range of familiar contexts
  • - acquire an understanding of everyday words and their uses and effects, and apply this understanding in different contexts
  • read with accuracy straightforward texts encountered in everyday life and work, and develop confidence to read more widely
  • write straightforward texts and documents with clarity and effectiveness, and demonstrate a sound grasp of spelling, punctuation and grammar.

Progression Opportunities

Learners who achieve Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills Qualifications in English at Entry Levels 1 to 3 can progress through the levels (from Entry 1 to Entry 2 and Entry 2 to Entry 3), and to Functional Skills Qualifications in English at Levels 1 and 2 or further English study, such as GCSE.

Alternatively, learners can progress to employment or to vocational education.

Assessment Information

Functional Skills English at Entry 1

  • Course Duration 5 Weeks
  • Course Start September, January, April, June
  • AssessmentSpeaking, Listening and Communicating: 10 minutes* | Reading:45 minutes | Writing: 50 minutes

Functional Skills Mathematics at Entry 2

  • Course Duration 5 Weeks
  • Course Start September, January, April, June
  • AssessmentSpeaking, Listening and Communicating: 10 minutes* | Reading:45 minutes | Writing: 50 minutes

Functional Skills Mathematics at Entry 3

  • Course Duration 5 Weeks
  • Course Start September, January, April, June
  • AssessmentSpeaking, Listening and Communicating: 20 minutes* | Reading:45 minutes | Writing: 50 minutes

*Approximate time. Internally Assessed. Evidence will be made available to the Awarding Body Standards Verifier

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