Where will this course lead?

This free course will help you improve your skills and gain a nationally recognised functional skills qualification.

The programme is designed to:

- Help you at work
- Refresh your skills
- Improve your chances of getting a job or changing career
- Help you with ordinary activities such as writing letters and helping your children with their school work.
- Build your confidence
- Enable progression to other courses e.g. Teaching Assistant, Access programmes or GCSEs.

What will I study?

Upon joining the course, you will undertake an initial assessment to determine your current level.

You can progress from Entry Level to Level 1 and Level 2 of the programme.

How will this course be delivered?

Courses start at various times through the year. Contact us for more details.

What qualifications will I get?

A nationally recognised English qualification - Functional Skills English

How will I be assessed?

Using either paperbased or online tests.

How do I get a place on the course?

Enrolment opportunities are available throughout the year. Please contact us for more details at hello@stratford.ac.uk

What are the entry requirements?

Students must be aged 19+. If you have learning difficulty or disability please let us know when you apply.

What else do I need to know?

Bring a pen and paper to your lessons.

What can I do after this course?

Functional Skills Maths.

Progress to other courses such as Teaching Assistant, Access Programmes or GCSEs.


Stratford-upon-Avon College

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Part Time

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How much can I earn?


Employment by Region

The career paths provided are to give you an idea of the careers that you could progress onto in the future. However, for some, you may need to complete higher level qualifications and gain experience before your dream job becomes a reality. The information provided is to support further research and to generate some initial career ideas when choosing a course. Please check entry requirements to degree courses, apprenticeships, and jobs as this may vary from year to year and across providers. For further advice and guidance, please contact: careers@solihull.ac.uk.