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Course Title:

Essential Skills: Reading for Purpose (Level 1)

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Course Description:

Whether you already have a Functional Skills Entry Level 3 qualification and want to progress your qualifications, or not, this course could be for you! This short course will start to scaffold your English skills toward Level 1. You will learn to recognise how language and other features of text are used to achieve different purposes e.g. to instruct, explain, describe, persuade. You will also understand that choice of language and features of text reflect its purpose.


Entry requirements:

As part of the application process, you will be required to complete an English diagnostic assessment.  This will ensure we offer you the right level of course, helping you to achieve so that you can move on to the next level. This assessment can be used for other English course applications.

What could this course lead to?

You could try Essential Skills: Writing for Purpose (Level 1), or go onto a Functional Skills English Level 1 qualification.

Funding Support Statement:

You may be eligible to study for free if you are unemployed, on certain benefits, or earn £17,374.50 a year or less.  We can confirm when you apply or contact our Student Support Services team to learn more.

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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