Functional Skills English [Blended]

Functional Skills English [Blended]

Youth Education Service


Youth Education Service
0117 9739744
YES Hide Market


YES Hide Market
Unit 3, Hide Market, West Street, Bristol, BS2 0BH


21 Jan 2021 - 05 Aug 2021

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: 21 Jan 2021 - 05 Aug 2021
  • Time: 5:00 am - 7:00 am

An opportunity for adults to gain a recognised Functional Skills qualification in English. The course will help students to improve their skills and confidence in reading, writing, speaking, listening and communication, as well as their ability to self-reflect and work with greater independence and pace. Elements of this course may have to be delivered online.

Please note that this course will no longer include a Level 2 curriculum and therefore the highest Functional level that can be achieved is a Level 1.

Learning objectives include:

  • Communicate and present information, ideas and opinions clearly on a range of topics
  • Follow and understand the main points within discussions
  • Ask and answer questions with clarity and confidence
  • Understand and locate information when reading a range of texts
  • Identify the purpose, layout and language features within a given text
  • Improve knowledge of spelling, punctuation and grammar rules
  • Plan, draft and publish writing for a given audience and purpose
  • Edit and improve the layout and content of written work

This course is open to learners (aged 19+) with few or no qualifications. A good standard of spoken English is necessary as this is not an ESOL course. This course is for learners wishing to gain an Entry level or level 1 qualification.

The course will run weekly – every Thursdayfrom 7 January to 22nd July 2021

To enrol, please call 0117 9739744 or email

Further info – The venue is accessible via public transport. If you phone or email to book your place, a map and bus information can be sent to you. There is no parking on site.