What will I learn?

Improve and catch up

Improve and catch up courses are offered as bridging courses to help improve your confidence and understanding in different areas of English or Maths.

Functional skills

Functional skills courses are intended to help you improve and develop your skills and gain a nationally recognised qualification for work.

Our courses through Ascentis and Open Awards begin at Entry Level 1 up to Level 2 Functional Skills; you can start any time during the term

Course tutors: Lesley Elliott and Alison Moxley.

Maths student "Since I started, I've passed Ascentis English qualifications E2, E3 and L1. I carried on going, I didn't give up and now I'm working towards L2."
L2 course attendee "I passed the L2 Functional Skills exam and have started a degree in Social Work at Chester University. Without a doubt it's the best thing I've done, I wish I'd done it years ago."