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Award in Functional Skills English

This online learning course will help you develop your knowledge and understanding of English reading, writing and communication (speaking and listening).

It is an independent study course, there are no live taught lessons, instead you are supported by a lecturer through weekly Google hangout sessions and will submit work through the Google classroom.

We provide inclusive, differentiated and challenging resources to meet the diverse needs of our learners.

There are two exams, one for reading and one for writing, as well as a communication assessment.

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Apr 2022 : North Devon : Part-time
Course Code : PTB557 (2021)
Level : Level 2
Duration : 60 Hours

Cost : Total Fee £391

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Course details


You will undertake termly assessments to check progress.

Entry Requirements

You should already be working at Level 1.


Level 2 Functional Skills is a requirement in many areas of employment, further and higher education.

Facilities and resources

Access to the internet and a personal computer are essential.


Q: Is there any funding available to help pay for my course?

A: Many of our courses are free to attend (subject to eligibility). We will carry out a fee assessment when you enrolment to establish if you meet this criteria.

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Staring Date : 25/04/2022
Course Code : PTB557 (2021) North Devon campus Apply

Why Petroc should be your first choice

Petroc offers high quality education and training across North and Mid Devon. We provide outstanding learning, excellent facilities, strong connections to employers and a supportive environment to help you fulfil your education goals and set you on your path to the career of your dreams.

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We offer a supportive and inclusive environment where you can flourish and feel a valued member of the college and wider community. 


Our teaching spaces and facilities are some of the best in the region, providing stimulating and true-to-life learning environments. 


We’ll provide you with the experiences you need to be ready for employment or the next step on your educational journey.