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Course Title:

Essential Skills: Reading for Purpose (Level 1)

Course Description:

Do you need to develop your reading skills to understand different audiences for writing, and the different language and vocabulary to use?

On this course you will work on different types of text and learn how to recognise them as persuasive, instructive, descriptive or informative.

This useful course will also teach you a range of reading techniques which enables you to identify fact and opinion.

By the end of the course you will have developed the skills to help you work out a writer’s meaning from the language they use.

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: Writing for Purpose (Level 1) which is the same level.You could also 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.

 

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

Tuition Fee: £50*

Choose which date you would like to apply for:

* 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