English for Adults @ Stockport College

Opportunity Provider: Stockport College

Is this course for you ?
This course is for any adults who need to improve their English Skills. Students can improve speaking, listening, reading and writing skills and are expected to complete a functional skills qualification.

What do you need to get on the course ?
There are no entry requirements. You will be sent an appointment for a short assessment and interview with one of the course tutors before starting the course. This is to make sure we place you in the correct level.

How long is the course ?
Most students study the course for one year but it is possible to study for a shorter or longer period if necessary.

When will you be attending ?
You must attend for 2 hours a week but some students can study for up to 4 hours a week.

When does the course start ?
Most students start in either September or January but it is possible to join at other times. 

What is the course about ?
Students brush up on spelling, grammar, punctuation and handwriting. Students also learn how to apply this knowledge in a practical way to improve speaking, listening, reading and writing skills eg presentations, taking part in formal and informal discussions, writing reports, articles, letters, emails etc and reading a variety of texts to understand meaning.

How will you be assessed ?
After completing an initial assessment at interview you will also complete a diagnostic assessment at the beginning of the course. This will help your tutor decide what level and areas you need to work on. Class work and homework will be assessed throughout the year to prepare you for your external tests.

What qualification will you achieve ?
OCR Functional English at the appropriate level (Entry 1 - Level 2)

What can this course lead to ?
Other college courses, Employment or Training If you achieve Level 2 you will be able to apply for GCSE English

How much will the course cost you ?
There are no fees for this course.

How do you apply ?
Contact the Enquiry Team on 0300 300 0090 to request an application form or email: courses@stockport.ac.uk

Where can I get more information ?
We will always acknowledge receipt of your application form, if you have not received confirmation within 14 days please contact the Applications Team on 0161 296 5649.
If you have any queries once you have sent your application, then please contact the Applications Team normal office hours apply or email: applications@stockport.ac.uk

Based in : Stockport
Open to: Stockport
Opportunity available: Please contact for further details
Close date: 31st March 2019
Is this opportunity ongoing? Yes
Opportunity Category: Functional Skills - English, Functional Skills – Maths
Listing status: Live

Contact details
Telephone: 0300 300 0090
Town Centre Campus
Wellington Road South

Additional Info