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Qualification name Functional Skills Qualification in English
Qualification level 2
Awarding organisation City & Guilds of London Institute
Course type Online
Cost £0.00
Cost description Our courses are government funded and are free if you meet the eligibility criteria. Please visit for more information and to see if you're eligible.

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

Level 2 Functional Skills English is an alternative qualification to a GCSE English pass grade. Our online course uses real-life examples to improve your reading, writing and speaking skills. If you find learning English easier with practical examples, this is the course for you.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

You will have an initial assessment to make sure that this level is right for you. You must not already hold an level 2 or equivalent qualification in this subject.

View the key features of this course.

This course will boost your reading, writing and speaking and listening skills. It includes the following modules and units: Vocabulary and Word Recognition Grammar and Punctuation Reading comprehension Spelling Using Punctuation in Writing Writing and Grammar Listen and respond Speak to Communicate Engage in Discussion.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Upon completion of the course, you will complete three examinations for English at one of our training centres (Grimsby, Leeds, Stockport, Ashton or Hull).

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