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Functional Skills English Level 1 Course

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  • Self-Paced Online Learning
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  • Accredited by Pearson Edexcel
  • Recommended by 96% of Students
  • 1 Year Access
  • 330 Students Enrolled

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Are you seeking to polish up your functional skills in English to increase your efficiency in communication?

This well-structured Functional Skills English Level 1 Course is at your disposal to help you gain practical skills and credentials required for you to uplift and enhance your interactional proficiency and fluency skills to excel and stand out in workplaces. About 20% of the world’s population use English as an effective communication instrument making it prevalent in working zones and academic sectors.


Functional Skills English Level 1 Qualification

 

This comprehensive Functional Skills English Level 1 Course is designed to equip you with the essential foundational skills in English that will help you in developing  personally and professionally to make a positive contribution to the communities in which you subsequently live  and work. This Functional Skills English Level 1 Course well-structured is accredited by Person Edxcel and regulated by Ofqual which is a nationally recognised qualification that will enhance and boost your career profile.

Upon successful completion of this Functional Skills English Level 1 Course, you will be eligible to sit for the official exam and progress to a wide range of career opportunities with a dignified qualification under your belt.

Course Highlights

  • Course type: Self-Paced Online Learning
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT): 66 hours
  • Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 55 hours
  • Accreditation: Pearson Edexcel
  • Qualification: Nationally Recognised Qualification
  • Study Materials: High Quality E-Learning Study Materials
  • Assessment: At the end of each module, you will go through an assessment to test your understanding
  • Access: 1 Year Access
  • Certificate: Certificate upon completion of official exam (hard copy)
  • Tutor Support– Live 1:1 tutor support via Zoom and unlimited tutor  support by email
  • Customer Support: 24/7 live chat available

How This Course Will Work For You?

  • Initial Assessment: Determines from Pre-entry to Level 2
  • Diagnostic Assessment: Identifies skill gaps and produces an individual learning plan
  • Learning Resources: Develop underpinning knowledge and fill skill gaps identified
  • Progress Check: Assesses progress at the end of the module
  • Exam Practice: Apply underpinning knowledge to prepare for exams

You will get useful resources that are designed to improve your essential skills, knowledge and understanding of English required to sit your functional skills exams.

Functional Skills qualifications provide reliable evidence of a learner’s achievements against demanding content that is relevant to the workplace. The qualifications assess learners’ underpinning subject knowledge and their ability to apply this knowledge to different contexts. They provide a foundation for progression to employment and further technical education, and they help learners to develop skills for everyday life. In some contexts, Functional Skills qualifications will also play a part in the government’s accountability systems.

The Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills in English at Level 1 are based on Department for Education (DfE) approved subject content, Nationally Recognised Qualifications and are regulated by Ofqual.

Our online learning portal is fully compatible with desktop, tablet and mobile devices and can be accessed from anywhere.


Functional Skills Level 1 English Qualification Purpose and Outcomes

The Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills Qualification in English at Level 1 and 2 are for learners to develop understanding and skills in English.

The qualifications give learners the opportunity to:

  • Gain a qualification for work, study and life
  • Demonstrate the ability at an appropriate level to read, write, speak, listen and communicate in English
  • Apply these skills effectively to a range of purposes in the workplace and in other real life situations

The qualification gives learners the opportunity to:

  • Listen, understand and make relevant contributions to discussions with others in a range of contexts
  • Apply their understanding of language to adapt delivery and content to suit audience and purpose
  • Read a range of different text types confidently and fluently, applying their knowledge and understanding of texts to their own writing
  • Write texts of varying complexity, with accuracy, effectiveness, and correct spelling, punctuation and grammar
  • Understand the situations when, and audiences for which, planning, drafting.

This Course Is Accredited By Pearson Edexcel & Regulated by OFQUAL

This Functional Skills English Level 1 Course is accredited by Pearson Edexcel and regulated by Ofqual which is a nationally recognised qualification that will upskill your career graph to reach its zenith.

About Pearson Edexcel and Functional Skills Course

Pearson Edexcel is an academic and general qualification that is  designed to advance learners’ skills while developing knowledge. Edexcel’s qualifications help learners either progress to higher education or go directly into employment. They are grounded in the quality and traditions of the British education system made relevant for today’s UK and international learners.

Pearson Functional Skills are qualifications in English, Mathematics and ICT that are available from Entry 1 to Level 2. Suitable for learners of all ages, they’re also an accepted part of all Apprenticeship standards and frameworks and an alternative to GCSE in the UK.


Who is this Functional Skills in English at Level 1 course for?

This comprehensive Functional Skills English Level 1 Course is competent for: 

  • People of all ages and academic backgrounds
  • Anyone willing to enhance their skills in English
  • Anyone looking to meet the entry requirement of your desired university
  • Anyone looking to secure an apprenticeship
  • Anyone looking to improve their job outlook

If you are relatively new to the field of functional skills English and don’t know where to start from, this Functional Skills English Level 1 Course will give you all the practical knowledge & credentials in English to operate confidently, effectively and independently in terms of both academic study or career progression.


Entry Requirement

This course is not barred with any entry requirements: students and professionals of all ages and academic backgrounds can enroll into this Functional Skills English Level 1 Course. No experience or previous qualifications is required. However the students or professionals are required to undergo an Initial Assessment and Diagnostic Assessment that will help us to determine your progression level and identify the skill gaps and produce an individual learning plan.

Successful completion of this assessment will activate the learning materials of the course and you can access them at your ease within a year of time.


About Official Exam, Assessments & Certification

This Functional Skills English Level 1 Course consist of an interactive assessment at the end of each module that assesses to test the learning capacity and absorption of these skills.You can also check your progress regularly at the end of the module and keep practicing whenever you want to polish your English language credentials that will prepare you for the official exam.

You can book your official exam with an additional registration fee of £149 when you are completely ready to sit for it. It is an online remotely invigilated exam that can be taken from the comfort of your home or workplace.

Assessment structure

Learners must meet the requirements outlined below before the qualification can be awarded.

The Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills Qualification in English at Level 2 consists of an internally marked assessment which consists of three sections namely Speaking, Listening and Communicating and an externally marked Reading assessment and one externally assessed Writing assessment. They are available as paper-based and onscreen, on demand assessments.

Speaking, listening and communicating:

Speaking, listening and communicating is assessed through one 5-minute presentation and linked question and answer session in groups of three to four and one 15-minute formal discussion together in groups of three to five learners.

  • Duration = Formal 15 minutes and Up to 25 minutes in total
  • Number of marks = n/a

Reading:

Reading is assessed through a test consisting of multiple choice, short open response and medium open response questions.

  • Duration = 75 minutes
  • Number of marks = 35

Pass Mark: Learners are required to achieve an overall 65% mark in order to pass the English reading exam.

Writing:

Writing is assessed through a test comprising two tasks. (42% of marks assess spelling, punctuation and grammar).

  • Duration = 60 minutes
  • Number of marks = 36

Pass Mark: Learners are required to achieve an overall 63% mark in order to pass the English writing exam.


Certification

Upon successful completion of this Functional Skills English Level 1 Course, you will be awarded with the Ofqual regulated nationally recognised Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills Qualification in English at Level 1. A certified hard copy of this qualification will be posted at your designated address that is valued and accepted by employers and universities across the globe as a standard qualification in English. You can exhibit this qualification in your CV which will give you a competitive advantage over others in terms of securing a job.


Progression Opportunities in this Functional Level 1 English

Upon achieving the Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills Qualification in English at Level 1, you can:

  • Progress to a similar qualification at Level 2
  • Advance to further vocational studies
  • Explore various apprenticeship opportunities

Access a wide range of professions within your chosen field


Why You Should Buy this Course from Lead Academy?

Incredible Support

You can access the following support upon enrollment into this comprehensive Functional Skills English Level 1 Course:

  • Customer support: We persistently make sure that our customers are having a comfortable experience while on this course and that is why we have an active customer support 24/7 that you can access through email.
  • Tutor support: You will have the opportunity to receive access to our dedicated tutor support and guidance whenever you require it. Our wide range of experienced and expert tutors will help you overcome any doubts that arise while undertaking the course. You can book your 1:1 tutor support via zoom at an additional cost of £20 per hour.

We Are Unbeaten by Price & Quality

  • We are unbeaten by price when it comes to providing the best experience in respect to the value you are paying .
  • If this course does not meet your specified demands or requirements, you can opt for ur money back guarantee option within 14 days of purchasing
  • If your course costs above £50, you can access our installment option that permits you to pay your course fees with 3 installments.

Course Curriculum

Instruction
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Identify Relevant Information And Lines Of Argument In Explanations Or Presentations
Make Requests And Ask Relevant Questions To Obtain Specific Information In Different Contexts
Respond Effectively To Detailed Questions
Communicate Information, Ideas And Opinions Clearly And Accurately On A Range Of Topics
Express Opinions And Arguments And Support Them With Evidence
Follow And Understand Discussions And Make Contributions Relevant To The Situation And The Subject
Use Appropriate Phrases, Registers And Adapt Contributions To Take Account Of Audience, Purpose And Medium
Respect The Turn-Taking Rights Of Others During Discussions, Using Appropriate Language For Interjection
Identify And Understand The Main Points, Ideas And Details In Texts
Compare Information, Ideas And Opinions In Different Texts
Identify Meanings In Texts And Distinguish Between Fact And Opinion
Recognise That Language And Other Textual Features Can Be Varied To Suit Different Audiences And Purposes
Use Reference Materials And Appropriate Strategies (E.G. Using Knowledge Of Different Word Types) For A Range Of Purposes, Including To Find The Meaning Of Words
Understand Organisational And Structural Features And Use Them To Locate Relevant Information (E.G. Index, Menus, Subheadings, Paragraphs) In A Range Of Straightforward Texts
Infer From Images Meanings Not Explicit In The Accompanying Text
Recognise Vocabulary Typically Associated With Specific Types And Purposes Of Texts (E.G. Formal, Informal, Instructional, Descriptive, Explanatory And Persuasive)
Read And Understand A Range Of Specialist Words In Context
Use Knowledge Of Punctuation To Aid Understanding Of Straightforward Texts
Use A Range Of Punctuation Correctly (E.G. Full Stops, Question Marks, Exclamation Marks, Commas, Possessive Apostrophes)
Use Correct Grammar (E.G. Subject-Verb Agreement, Consistent Use Of Different Tenses, Definite And Indefinite Articles)
Spell Words Used Most Often In Work, Study And Daily Life, Including Specialist Words
Communicate Information, Ideas And Opinions Clearly, Coherently And Accurately
Write Text Of An Appropriate Level Of Detail And Of Appropriate Length (Including Where This Is Specified) To Meet The Needs Of Purpose And Audience
Use Format, Structure And Language Appropriate For Audience And Purpose
Write Consistently And Accurately In Complex Sentences, Using Paragraphs Where Appropriate

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Functional Skills English Level 1 Course
  • £125.00 (Ex. VAT)
  • Self-Paced Online Learning
  • Course Duration: 0 Hours
  • Course Duration:
  • High-Quality Study Materials
  • Accredited by Pearson Edexcel
  • Recommended by 96% of Students
  • 1 Year Access
  • 330 Students Enrolled

Instructors

6 STUDENTS ENROLLED

APPROVED MEMBER

14 Days Money Back Guarantee

  • £125.00 (Ex. VAT)
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