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Bradford College

Functional Skills English

Qualification Gained
City & Guilds
Study Level
Adult, Entry Level 1-3, Level 1
15 weeks, 34 weeks
Start Date
September 2024
Study Mode
David Hockney Building


This course aims to develop your English skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening, either for work, further study or everyday life. You will study a variety of communication, reading and writing tasks. We can offer support at Entry Level 1, Entry Level 2, Entry Level 3, and Level 1 on this programme.

15 weeks (Entry Level 1- 3) & 34 weeks (Level 1).

February & September 2024 (Entry Level 1-3) – September 2024 (Level 1).


  Key Info

The course will develop three key skills:

  1. Writing
  2. Reading
  3. Speaking and Listening


You will be given an initial assessment to check your starting point and determine your suitability for this course. Your attendance for 3 hours (Entry level 1-3)  and 2 hours (level 1) each week is mandatory and you must complete additional work outside of class time.

Assessment of your progress is throughout the course. You will be assessed according to the level of the qualification. This can vary from an internally marked assessment to externally marked exams.

Successful completion of this course can lead to progression onto a higher level English course, or any other course that will help get the job you want, or support your personal development.

This course is free. Please ask from more information when applying.

This is representative of the most common fees scenario, but actual fees can vary depending on a number of factors. Please contact us if you need more guidance.

If you have any questions or require any additional information, please contact [email protected]

Disclaimer: Our prospectus, college documents and website are simply here to offer a guide. We accept no liability for any inaccurate statements and are not responsible for any negative outcomes if you rely on an inaccurate statement. We reserve the right to withdraw any programmes or service at any time.

This course is delivered in partnership with
National Citizen Service