The course is designed to give you the confidence and knowledge required to improve a GCSE D grade (or Level 2 Numeracy/Literacy) to that vital C grade needed to progress into any further education courses. Do the course at the same time you take part in your own vocational study OR as a standalone course.
External exams and regular controlled assessments.
The GCSE in English Language will cover the functional elements of English Language – grammar, spelling and punctuation – as well as introducing original and creative writing, understanding and producing non-fiction texts, speaking and listening.
D grade in GCSE English or level 2 in functional skills.
On successful completion, you will be able to progress onto other courses which require a minimum C grade in GCSE English and Higher Education.