Course overview

Set yourself up for success at learning English with this Getting Ready for Functional Skills Entry 3 English preparation course. Get an English qualification to help you access a variety of work and study options. Functional skills courses in English teach you to read, write, and communicate confidently in English. Functional skills English isn’t like learning English at school. This is an English course for adults created by adults. Develop practical English skills by learning language in context. This course is funded by the West Midlands Combined Authority

Course description

Functional skills English courses teach you essential English skills employers look for and also to support your career opportunities. These skills can also help you excel in your studies, and support with helping young children with school work. Gain confidence writing a range of texts and boost your reading skills. This Get Ready for Entry 3 Functional Skills English course teaches you skills to support you in learning and work situations.

Once you complete this get ready for course you will have the opportunity to join the accredited online Entry 3 Functional Skills English course. You will have the opportunity to work towards gaining higher qualifications in English. English functional skills courses are accepted as a GCSE equivalent for many jobs and courses. higher functional skills qualifications can help you do an apprenticeship, a higher education course, or go to university.

To take this English course you need to have a digital device such as a computer or tablet with camera. You’ll also need an internet connection. This is so you can access our digital learning platform, Canvas.

The WEA is an experienced adult English course provider. We want you to get the most out of your studies and open doors to opportunities. Our tutors and staff will help you with any needs you might have.

The WEA is committed to providing accessible adult education. Please let us know if you have any special requirements to do this course.

Most of our courses are free for m

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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