Functional Skills English

Kickstart your career with Lead Academy to gain a nationally recognised qualification equivalent to GCSE in Functional Skills English.

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Enhance your Functional Skills English with our comprehensive range of courses

Around 20% of the world’s population rely on English as the most common academic and professional communication tool at schools, universities and workplaces across the world. Our Functional Skills English course is designed to enhance your reading and writing skills preparing you to be fluent in the classroom or in the workplace. Any professional or aspiring individual of any age looking to enhance and escalate your English communication skills can enroll into our exclusive range of Functional Skills English courses.

We have a range of dedicated and experienced tutors at your disposal for any additional support to understand the study materials better. We also offer a flexible option of self-paced online learning method and an affordable option of taking the exam through our virtual classroom technology. For your convenience, we are now giving % discount on booking Level 2 Maths and English course with online exam. For further queries, contact our support team or drop your questions on live chat to receive instant response.

Functional Skills English Level 1 Online Course with Exam

Functional Skills English level 1 online course with official exam. 2 in 1 combo. Save extra £9 with nationally recognised qualification. Incredible!
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£450.00 £299.00

Functional Skills English Level 2 Online Course with Exam

Functional Skills Enlish level 2 online course with official exam. 2 in 1 combo. Save extra £5 with nationally recognised qualification. Incredible!
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£450.00 £299.00

Functional Skills Maths and English Level 2 Course with Online Exam

Level 2 Maths and English courses with official exam. 4 in 1 combo. Save extra £39. Get Level 2 Functional Skills qualification at incredibly low prices.
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£780.00 £570.00

Functional Skills English
Level 1 Course

This Functional Skills English Level 1 Course is designed to equip you with the essential foundational skills in English. Accredited by Pearson Edexcel
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£185.00 £149.00

Functional Skills English
Level 2 Course

This Functional Skills English Level 2 is equivalent to the GCSE, Nationally Recognised, regulated by Ofqual, and based on DFE approved subject content.
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£209.00 £149.00

Functional Skills English
Level 1 Online Exam

Schedule this functional skills English level 1 exam with us to gain a nationally recognised qualification in functional English. Remote invigilated exam
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£234.00 £190.00

Functional Skills English Level 2 Online Exam

Enroll into this functional English level 2 exam with us to gain a nationally recognised qualification in functional English. Remote invigilated exam.
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£238.00 £200.00

Functional Skills Maths and English Level 2 Course

Functional Skills Maths and English Level 2 Course. 2 in 1 combo. Save extra £15. Get Pearson Edxcel accredited course with high quality study materials.
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£454.00 £275.00

Functional Skills Maths and English Level 2 Online Exam

Functional Skills Maths and English Level 2 official exam. 2 in 1 combo. Get Level 2 nationally recognised qualification at the minimal rate at Lead Academy
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If your mediocre performance in GCSE is stopping you from securing a job or a seat at your desired university, Functional Skills courses are for you. Passing the Functional Skills Exam will help you surpass the selection criteria of any university or skilled oriented job.
Yes, Functional Skills qualification is a recognised qualification that is valued by employers across the UK and the global platform.
We use the Pearson Edexcel exam board which is the most renowned, reliable and accepted exam board among others.

As regulated by OCR, the passing mark for both Level 1 and Level 2 Functional Skills English is as follows:

  • Reading Level 1 assessments are designed to have a pass mark in the range of 14-16 marks.
  • Writing Level 1 assessments are designed to have a pass mark range of 21-23 marks.
  • Reading Level 2 assessments are designed to have a pass mark in the range of 13-15 marks.

Writing Level 2 assessments are designed to have a pass mark in the range of 21-23 marks

The time required to complete Functional Skills courses would depend on the time a learner allocates in studying and also on the course provider. Usually, it does not take more than a few weeks to complete the Functional Skills courses. At Lead Academy, you can complete the course within a time frame of 4-12 weeks on average; however, we have had learners who completed the course way ahead of time. If a learner needs more time than the allotted time for the course, he/she can commence a self-paced online learning method with an access of 1 year.
You can book your exam with Lead Academy. Browse the full catalog of dedicated courses and select the exam of the course you are willing to take. Upon registration, our team will respond to you and guide you ahead ensuring that you have a comfortable experience throughout.
You can book your exam with Lead Academy. Browse the full catalog of dedicated courses and select the exam of the course you are willing to take. Upon registration, our team will respond to you and guide you ahead ensuring that you have a comfortable experience throughout.
We offer both courses and tuition. You can access our collections of available Functional Skills courses and also book tutor support if you face any problem while absorbing the learning materials of the course.
The official exam is a remotely invigilated exam monitored by the exam body through our virtual classroom technology. The invigilator shall, via webcam, keep a track of whether you are following the guidelines of the exam properly to ensure fairness. These guidelines will be sent to you before the exam in the form of a handbook. You can either take the exam from the comfort of your own home or appear for it from our designated office, the choice is absolutely yours.
Upon successful completion of the exam, the result will be emailed to your designated email within a time frame of 28 days. If you successfully pass the exam, a hardcopy of the certificate will be posted via your given postal address.