English Entry Level 1
The Functional Skills qualifications in English at Entry Level 1, 2 and 3 are suitable for both young people and mature learners who wish to be recognised for their achievement of a wide range of practical English skills for use in every day life.
These qualifications help learners plug underlying skills gaps in English allowing them to become more confident in English and to succeed at work, in further study or every day life.
Learners who achieve at Entry Level 1 will have English abilities that range from the most elementary of achievement to beginning to make use of skills, knowledge or understanding that relate to the immediate environment.
These qualifications are also suitable for those preparing to progress to level 1 Functional Skills English qualifications
ComponentsThe Functional Skills qualifications in English (at all Levels), assess three components:
- speaking, listening and communication.
There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for Entry Level 1, 2 or 3. All candidates will take an initial Skills Assessment and Diagnostic test (online or paper- based) to assess the appropriate level of entry.
Learners registered on these qualifications shouldn’t undertake another qualification at the same time with the same or a similar title, as duplication of learning may affect funding eligibility.
Units and Assessment
- Reading at Entry 1: Assignment
- Writing at Entry 1: Assignment
- Speaking, listening and communication at Entry 1: Assignment
SupportOne-to one support from friendly, experienced functional skills tutors.
CertificationFunctional Skills Qualification in English at Entry 1
- Functional English – Entry Level 2
- Functional English – Entry Level 3
- Functional English – Level 1
- Functional English – Level 2