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Course Title:

Essential Skills: Writing (Entry Level 3)

Course Description:

Are you looking to improve your writing skills?

This course will help you to understand many types of writing and you’ll learn what to include in your writing for many different texts.

You’ll learn how to write the following:

  • article
  • personal statement
  • letter
  • set of instructions
  • email
  • short report

This course will give you renewed confidence in your writing skills.

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.

What could this course lead to?

After this course, you might want to consider one of the other Entry Level 3 courses in Speaking and Listening or Reading.You could also progress on to a Functional English qualification, depending on what your tutor advises.

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.


For more information please visit the Short Course page on our website

Tuition Fee: £50*

Choose which date you would like to apply for:

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* 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