This course helps you to draw understanding from what you read.

You will explore ways of improving reading and understanding, how to summarise information and identify the key points of a variety of texts.

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Course Dates

17-19 October  (Wed – Fri) Level 2                 

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24-26 Oct (Wed – Fri) Entry 3

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21-23 Nov (Mon – Wed) Entry 1

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11-13 Feb 19 (Mon-Wed, Entry 3)

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4-6 March 19 (Mon-Wed, Level 1)

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Course Times

Classes begin at 4pm on the first day of your course and end at around 3pm on the final day. Please arrive on campus at 3pm on your first day to check in.

Course Level Entry 3/ Level 1/ Level 2
Course Length 3 Days Residential
Course Area Functional Skills - English
Course Fees Free For All Learners


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.