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Essential English Skills for Work

Essential English Skills for Work 

UCQ offer remote English Skills for Work courses from Entry Level 3 to Level 2.  All you need is a computer, tablet or mobile phone.

At the start of the programme you will undertake an initial assessment, followed by a diagnostic test to identify which areas you require further development.

Upon successful completion you will achieve an NCFE Functional Skills qualification at the appropriate level.

Throughout your course you will be supported by a dedicated tutor who will work with you to develop the skills required for employment.

During your programme UCQ will support you in developing employability skills to help your progression into work or volunteering, providing advice and support in job search, application form and CV completion and interview preparation.

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Course Information

Title: Essential English Skills for Work


   Duration: 2 Weeks; 30 hours per week


   Upon successful completion of the programme students will achieve an NCFE Functional Skills English qualification


  Transferable skills developed will include:

  • Communication skills
  • Numeracy & literacy skills
  • Using technology
  • Personal motivation and employability skills
  • Problem solving

   Start date are flexible; students can enrol throughout the year and study at a time and place to suit their circumstances.


  Each student will receive a dedicated tutor who will provide regular remote delivery supported by interactive study guides and assessment packs.


   Study Format: Weekly 121 tutorials; remote group work activity and assessment; robust feedback and into work support.