september, 2021

2021tue21sep(sep 21)6:00 pmtue19oct(oct 19)8:15 pmEnglish Get Started With Functional Skills (Evening)Funded Short Course to prepare learners for the full year.Coleridge Community CollegeDay:Tuesday length of course: 5 weeks


September 21 (Tuesday) 6:00 pm - October 19 (Tuesday) 8:15 pm


Coleridge Community College

Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ

length of course

5 weeks


Course details

Brief Description

This short 11-hour course is for adults who need to begin to learn English again. The learner will study a range of English skills – reading, writing, speaking and listening – based upon real-life settings.
This course has different aims to learning English as a foreign language.
The course will be held in centre at Coleridge Community College, Coleridge, CB1 3RJ; in order not to disrupt the learning it may be necessary to change to live streaming subject to government advice, COVID guidelines. Therefore, you will need an email address, a reliable internet connection, a computer/laptop/tablet with fully updated browser.

The course will help the learner to adjust and prepare for the full year course. No previous experience required. Please email the office if you have qualifications from outside the UK to check equivalency.

Work will be set each week, to be completed before the following lesson. An individual learning plan will be completed weekly with your tutor.
The course is fully funded by Cambridgeshire Skills – full attendance is required. You will complete an enrolment form, so that funding can be applied for; you will also need to provide your National Insurance number and show a form of photographic ID (passport, driving licence etc.)
On completion of this course, the tutor will advise about enrolling on the full year Functional Skills English course (Entry 2 to Level 2); runs November to May.

Course Outcomes:

This short course will:

  • prepare adults to begin to learn English again prior to joining a fully accredited English Functional Skills course from November 2021.
  • develop your skills and understanding and confidence in using English – based upon real-life settings.
  • help you gain confidence in speaking, listening and communicating.
  • develop your reading level and reading comprehension.
  • help you to adjust and prepare for the full year course.

TUESDAYS 18.00-20.15
5 weeks (21/9/21, 28/9/21, 5/10/21, 12/10/21, 19/10/21)
Coleridge Community College, Radegund Road, CB1 3RJ

Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed:

No previous experience required. Please email the office if you have qualifications from outside the UK to check equivalency.

On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?

Enrol in the full functional skills course
The Adult Learn and Train office is able to give course information or search for alternative courses for you.




Please email or telephone 01223 712340


Emma MillerEmma Miller is a Media Studies graduate and has just completed an MA in Criminology. She is a feminist theorist whose areas of expertise are in trafficking, terrorism and violent crime. Emma has 12 years of experience teaching in the adult education sector.


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