Functional Skills English Level 1 is a full qualification in English.  The purpose of the Functional Skills English Level 1 qualification is to prepare the learner for work, study and life. Learners who achieve this qualification will demonstrate the ability to read, write, speak, listen and communicate in English. Learners will be able to apply these skills effectively to a range of purposes in the workplace and in real life situations.


Date and Time 

12th November 2020 - 7th January 2021

9:30 AM- 2:30 PM 

Level  Level 1 
Awarding Body City and Guiles
Learning Outcomes
  • Reading skills such as reading comprehension, purpose of text and use of language within text.
  • Writing skills such as sentence/paragraph structure, format of texts e.g. letters/emails and editing texts
  • Speaking and listening skills such as discussion skills in formal and informal contexts
  • You will sit 4 assessments in the areas mentioned above to achieve the full qualification
  • If successful, you will be able to progress onto Functional Skills English level 2 which is the level required for academic study and the workplace
  • You should also be equipped with the English skills to enable you to attend and succeed in some of our other courses