Functional Skills English Level 2

Functional Skills English Level 2 online course and exam. Equivalent to a GCSE English pass grade, Functional Skills English Level 2 can help you apply for jobs, start an apprenticeship or access further education.


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.

  • Duration

You would need to commit to 15 hours of learning per week to complete this course in less than 6-8 weeks
  • Price

Courses starting from £189 or fully funded by the government (if available in your area)

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I had to do English Functional Skill Level 2 exam and I passed first time. The whole team from think employment is incredible from administration, tutors to examiners. Very professional and experienced. Highly recommend to everyone!
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Brilliant support from the team to get you through every step of your qualification. Online portal is very easy to use and learn from too. Very impressed would definitely use them again. Thank you!
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Career Prospects

Having your Functional Skills English (or GCSE equivalent) qualification is vital for many careers and could help you to progress into the career you want, as many careers require a basic level of maths and English, including nursing, teaching, policing, and the fire service.

Your Functional Skills qualification will also enable you to continue your education as it is a requirement for many further education courses, especially at degree level.