Functional Skills English Level 2

Level 2 Functional Skills English is an alternative qualification to a GCSE English C grade. Our Level 2 English 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.

A Level 2 English qualification will improve your career options. You’ll be able to apply for jobs in careers such as; nursing, teaching, policing, the fire service and many more. You’ll also be able apply for higher education courses, apprenticeships and training courses.

This course is currently full. We cannot take any more enrolments currently. Keep an eye on our website and Facebook Page for updates!

  • Reading.
  • Writing.
  • Speaking
  • Listening.
  • Communication.
 
The average duration of this course is 55 hours (roughly 12 weeks). However, this is circumstantial and depends on your current skill level, how quickly you learn and how many hours you can dedicate to your learning each day/week.

Upon completion of the course, you will need to sit 3 exams (speaking and listening, reading and writing). These exams can either be sat at one of our centres (we have these in Grimsby, Hull, Leeds and Manchester) or online, remotely.

Click here for the requirements and recommendations for online exams.

This course is funded by the government and is subject to eligibility criteria. Please visit www.thinkemployment.com/apply for more information and to see if this course is available in your area.

Getting started on this course is easy!

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Sign up using our online enrolment form

Click the ‘apply now’ button above, or visit www.thinkemployment.com/apply to start your application for the course of your choice.

 

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Complete our short pre-course assessment

Once you have submitted the online form you will be sent a short-pre course assesment to complete via email. This simply allows us to establish your starting points and ensure the course is right for you.

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Recieve your log in and you’re ready to go!

After completing the assessments a member of the Think team will give you a call to confirm your details and provide you with your login details. As soon as you recieve them you are free to start your learning!

Unrestricted Online Learning

This online course allows you to work around your busy schedule, whilst still providing you with high-quality, 1-1 tutor support.

In addition to 24/7 access to learning materials, we provide free, optional, online webinars that you can watch live or play back at a later date. They allow you to learn directly from a tutor and interact with others on your course. Ask questions, get clarification and be part of a learning community.    

On demand playback

Missed a webinar? Don’t worry! All sessions are recorded and allow you to watch back at a time that suits you.

Fully-flexible learning

Want to learn at any hour of any day? No problem! Our learning platform gives you 24/7 access to your learning materials, so you can learn at a time that suits you.

Unlimited tutor support

You will be assigned a personal tutor who will be able to help you at every step of the way. Contactable via phone, email or video call.

Nationally-recognised Qualification

After completing the course, you will be awarded with a fully-accredited, nationally-recognised qualification to help you find work or access higher education.