Gaining a qualification in English Language is essential for further training or employment. This course will help you achieve your goals and offers you a range of skills that will give you the confidence in both written and oral English Language. Classes will focus on individual needs and abilities and offer a wide range of innovative teaching and learning approaches to help you achieve your goals.
Any adult can apply for GCSE English. Those who have a grade D or equivalent grade 3, or Level 2 Functional Skills in Literacy (English) achieved within the last 5 years will be interviewed for suitability but will not need to go initial assessment. For applicants that have older qualifications/no formal qualifications, your basic Literacy skills will be initially assessed through a written task at enrolment as well as the standard interview for suitability.
Please note: we are unable to offer you a resit if you already have a grade C or equivalent grade 4.
This is an essential qualification for employment and/or further training.
Component 1 – Reading 20th Century Fiction; Writing for creative effect
Component 2 – Reading 19th and 21st century texts; Writing for functional use
Component 3 –Spoken Language assessment
We want you to be confident with English and this course is designed to help you improve your skills and attain a higher grade in order to go on to further study or into employment.
One Spoken Language assessment carried out internally during the year.
Two written exams in June.
19+ learners, please contact the Customer Services team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.