Functional Skills English | Penshaw View
Location: St Johns Square, Seaham SR7 7JE & The Pavillion 1 Helford Rd, Peterlee SR8 1ER
Qualification: Functional Skills (with relevant level)

We’re committed to helping learners achieve in Functional Skills, equipping them for the next step in their learning, lives, and careers. We will support you from start to finish with a range of flexible online learning tools and qualifications. Our initial skills assessment and diagnostic tools will help to ensure engagement, success and achievement.

What is Functional Skills English?

Functional Skills English is a series of literacy courses and qualifications that offer an alternative to GCSE English. There are five levels: entry level 1, 2 and 3, Level 1 and Level 2.

This course will enable learners to develop confidence and fluency in, and a positive attitude towards, English. We provide a foundation for learners to progress into employment or further technical education and develop skills for everyday life. Learners will be able to competently use English in the real world and gain a sound grasp of basic English knowledge and skills.


Delivery Partner:
Penshaw View

Course Type:

This is a rolling programme.

With regular start dates.

Duration (weeks):
Tailored to suit the individual learner

Duration (hours):
Tailored to suit the individual learner

Times / Days:
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm



Lunch provided?: No

Has bursary?: No

Earns money: No

Equipment Supplied?: No

Has breaks?: Yes

Travel paid?: No