Functional skills in English, Maths and IT are fundamental for our work and personal lives. By undertaking the 12 week programme, you will gain practical knowledge and essential skills to ensure that you are able to succeed.

Functional Skills: Literacy

Progress with your literacy skills with this Functional Skills qualification. Completion of this course will help you with further study, apprenticeships and the the world of work. 

The literacy course starts from Wednesday 9.15-12.45 fromWednesday  9th October 2019 to Wednesday 11th December 2019 then Wednesday 8th January to Wednesday 15th January #

Exams commence on 22nd January 2020    

Find out more and apply here.


Functional Skills: Numeracy

Progress with your numeracy skills with this Functional Skills qualification. Completion of this course will help you with further study, apprenticeships and the world of work. 

The numeracy course starts from Monday 1pm-3pm from: Monday 10th February 2020 to Monday 3rd April  2019 then Monday 20th April  to Monday 11th May  2020             

Exams commence on 25th May 2020

Find out more and apply here.


Planning Your Learning

Choosing the right course will help you get the most out of studying at Fircroft College. We offer one-to-one information, advice and guidance (IAG) to help you plan a personal programme of learning. We will look at what aims and goals you may have, your previous qualifications and experience, and what you want to achieve by studying at Fircroft. We will then plan a suitable programme of learning with you.

To find out more about how we can help you choose the right course for you, download our fact sheet  here.

To book an Information Advice and Guidance (IAG) meeting you can contact our admissions office on 0121 472 0116, or come to one of our drop-in sessions, every Monday from 2pm – 4pm.