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English - Functional Skills - Level 1 - Unit Award

Thursday 7 March 2019
19:00 - 21:00
20 Hours / 10 Weeks
5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath

Fee information. Click here for eligibility details (opens in a new window).

£40.00 Course symbols: * IA Q FL

You will develop skills to plan and organise your own writing in a format and structure to suit the purpose.

Course description

You will develop skills to plan and organise your own writing in a format and structure to suit the purpose.

Entry requirements

All learners must attend an English assessment session prior to starting a course. * Initial Assessments * Before enrolling you are required to complete an assessment in Maths and English at the college. This will help us ensure that the course is suitable for you and that you have the right English and Maths skills to enjoy the course and succeed. To help you, have a look at these online resources before you come to college to take the assessment. Https://www.nationalnumeracy.org.uk/improve-your-maths http://www1.edexcel.org.uk/tot/alns2/CMA-Edexcel-web2.swf

What you will learn

Vocabulary, style, how to present information and use paragraphs where appropriate.

How you will learn on this course

There will be a variety of different activities, including: group work, discussions, some practical activities and some tutor based information/explanation. Participants will be given a variety of different hand-outs to summarise the issues/activities covered during the session.

How you will be assessed on this course

1.Outline a plan for own writing. 2.Indicating key points. 3.Use layout and structure. 4.Write ideas and opinions. 5.Judge how much to write and level of detail to include. 6.Present information in a logical sequence. 7.Use paragraphs where suitable. 8.Use style and vocabulary suitable for purpose and audience. 9.Plan and draft a letter of application for a job. OR 9.Plan and draft an leaflet relevant to work or study.

Qualification and exam information (only for courses leading to a qualification)

City & Guilds Progression Unit 308 in Writing at Level 1 will be completed during lesson time. No Fee

What you will be expected to do outside your lesson time

A minimum of 1 and ½ hour of weekly homework and assignments set by the tutor.

What you need for your course

None, but you may like to bring your own dictionary.

What you need to bring to the first class

A4 lined paper, pen, pencil and a ruler.

What you can do next

Upon successful completion of this course and with negotiation with the tutor, learners could progress onto additional progression units or functional skills programmes in English. Learners have to show commitment, complete homework and assignments as set by the tutor, and attend regularly in order to progress.

Additional information

At the beginning of the course, you will have an induction to the College and the course. Your tutor will ask you to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and agree your personal learning goals. All documents are a requirement of the Funding Agency, who expect that learners who enrol on a course leading to a qualification will take that qualification at the College. All students on courses funded by the ESFA must complete a Learning Agreement and ILP.

Venue information

5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath, Kent DA7 4EZ Nearest Train Station: Bexleyheath. Buses: 89, 96, B16, B15, B14, B12, 422 Car park available onsite. Please note car parking spaces cannot be guaranteed. For further details of parking please refer to https://www.bexley.gov.uk/services/parking