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Functional Skills

English Functional Skills

These are an essential part of all Functional Skills courses. Our courses develop your reading, writing, speaking and listening, together with spelling and grammar. You take the appropriate level exam at the end of your course.

Maths Functional Skills

These courses cover number, shape and data handling. We concentrate on looking at these elements of maths in real-life situations. You take an exam at the end of your study at the level that is right for you.

Foundation Learning Programmes entry and level 1

Our tutors and advisors will guide you in planning for your future, for example your progression in to higher level learning, work training or employment. The English and maths initial assessment ensures that you will study on a personalised programme at the appropriate level which will support you in achieving your work related qualifications.
These courses are, specifically for adults who have no, or very few, previous qualifications. Programmes consist of English, maths, personal and social development with an element of a practical, work-related subject, such as childcare, design, or hairdressing

If you want to improve your reading, writing, numeracy or information and communication technology skills, or want to show the skills you already have, a Skills for Life qualification could be for you.

Functional Skills are practical skills in English, maths and information and communications technology (ICT).
They are a set of qualifications available to all learners aged 14 and above.

What is Functional Skills?
Functional Skills are not just about knowledge in English, maths and ICT. They are also about knowing when and how to use the knowledge in real life situations.

Functional Skills will involve taking separate tests which will give you a qualification if you pass them. They will also count towards other qualifications, including Diplomas and Apprenticeships.
Choosing the right level of qualification
Functional Skills qualifications are available at the following levels:
Entry Level (1, 2 and 3)
Level 1 and Level 2

Where is the course?
London Cactus College

Contact: or telephone Tel: +44(0) 2083811838
Fax: +44(0) 8450705541

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