This course has been designed to help anyone who wants to develop their academic writing skills for study and training in a number of areas. It also looks at the skills needed to progress on to a level 3 programme of study in the area of literature, for example, Fircroft’s own Access course.

Residential at the college

You will be guided through the learning in a supportive and encouraging way. You will work with the tutor and other students in order to develop your critical thinking skills. There will be an opportunity to work in groups as well as working individually. On the course, you will be expected to participate in discussions/debates and to produce written or word-processed responses. Students are always encouraged to support each other.


13th October 2021 - 15th October 2021 (3 Days - 2 Nights) 



3 day (2 night) residential courses cost from £0 - £50 depending on your income


Level 2

Entry Requirements 

You must be working at an entry-level 3 or above in literacy 

Learning Outcomes 

You will learn:

  • What is meant by literature?
  • Themes studies in literary
  • Literacy technique
  • Literature in a historical or cultural context


You may wish to progress onto some of our level 3 courses