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Christ the King Sixth Form College


Functional Skills Qualification

What will I study?

This one year course will help you to build your confidence and to develop essential skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening. You will work on a range of relevant, real-life tasks including reading leaflets to extract meaning, writing emails in different contexts and taking part in discussions. You will also develop your public speaking skills, which will compliment your other subjects and help you to succeed in your future career.

What do I need to study this course?

GCSE English (Grades 2-0).

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is by a series of on-screen examinations in reading, writing, speaking and listening.

The successful completion of Functional English at Level 1 will give you the opportunity to progress on to GCSE English Language and other qualifications and employment.