This is a course to teach everyday skills and is pre-entry to entry 1 . Functional Skills courses can be joined at any time of the year, although classes start in September. It is designed to help with everyday reading and writing and will build confidence in spoken communication.
Further information regarding the course specification can be in obtained from your tutor once you have been placed into a class.
Please note: this course will require an initial assessment, regular attendance, a high level of commitment and at least two hours of home study per week as set by the tutor.
How will I be taught?
The course will be taught in a friendly but focused atmosphere, where your individual needs are catered for. Your tutor will use a variety of teaching methods to accommodate different learning styles and ensure that you achieve your full potential. Teaching and learning are carried out through formally taught sessions, discussion, group work, and supported with role play, task sheets and resource books, practice papers, home study, feedback and evaluation.
What do I need to bring with me?
Notebook, pens, pencils and a folder as you will be required to keep a folder of your work.
What can I do next?
This course can enable you to progress to higher levels of Functional Skills* (if appropriate) and GCSE* (if appropriate) or other study with Kent Adult Education. Specialist advice is available from your tutor to help you identify the best course for you. Please check www.kentadulteducation.co.uk for course details.
* Access to higher level courses might be subject to initial assessment.
What do I need to join the course
A commitment to attend sessions and engage in the work.
Getting to your course
Sittingbourne Skills Plus Centre
If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code SIT/112835/K/FF.
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