Level 2, GCSE
Duration: One Year Course
Days & Times: Thursday, 6-8pm
Start Date: 21 September
Fee: FREE if you've not achieved a C or above at GCSE*
This is a FREE* course for learners who need to obtain a GCSE Grade C or above in English Language.
The course will give you the opportunity to improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. It is designed to prepare you for a wide range of occupations and further study.
You will be introduced to a broad range of activities, tasks and stimulus materials, all designed to provide opportunities to practice the skills necessary to be successful in the final examinations.
How Will I Be Taught and Assessed?
Lessons will incorporate individual and group work. Assessments throughout the course include:
- Writing imaginative, argumentative and discursive pieces
- Responding to a range of texts
- Preparing a presentation
- Engaging in group discussions.
The final external assessment includes a presentation/discussion task and two written examination papers of two hours each.
What Could I Do Next?
A GCSE grade C or above in English Language is essential for certain careers and is well
regarded by the majority of potential employers.
You can also go on to study one of the many Access to Higher Education courses at the college in preparation for university.
General Entry Requirements
You will be required to complete an initial assessment to ensure that this course is an appropriate starting point.
* This course is free if you have not already achieved a grade C or above at GCSE Level. If you have achieved a C or above there will be a cost to study, please contact us for up-to-date price information.