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Course Title:

Essential Skills: Writing for Purpose (Level 1)

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Course Description:

Do you need to develop your writing skills to produce effective texts for either study, work or everyday life?

This course will support you to learn how to write in a range of styles. You’ll also learn how to adapt your writing for different purposes and how to write creatively and accurately.

The course also covers informal and formal language, vocabulary and writing which will help you to develop your speaking skills and increase your confidence in discussions.

How will the course be delivered?

The course will be delivered on a residential basis, over two days and one night.The course will include a blend of classroom based activities and some individual study.

Entry requirements:

Northern College starts where you are, building on your life skills and experience. You don’t need a formal qualification to begin your studies with us.However, if this is your first course at Northern College, you will be contacted by our Student Services team to ensure the course is right for you.

What could this course lead to?

After this course, you might want to consider the Essential Skills: Reading for Purpose (Level 1) which is the same level.You could progress on to a Level 1 Functional English qualification.

Funding Support Statement:

You may be eligible to study for free if you are unemployed, on certain benefits, or earn £17,004 a year or less.  We can confirm when you apply or contact our Student Support Services team to learn more.


Need more Information?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Virtual Open Events

Tuition Fee: £50*

* Please note the fee displayed is for the tuition fee only. If you are staying overnight at the college and you are not eligible for residential funding, there will be an additional charge to cover bed, breakfast and evening meal.
* Please confirm with The College Registry as fees can change and also with regards to your circumstances (unless otherwise stated).

email : mis at northern dot ac dot uk
Tel : 01226 776000