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IQ Functional Skills Entry Level 1

Course Title: IQ Functional Skills Entry Level 1
Awarded By: Industry Qualifications
Course Category: Languages
Course Duration: 60 Hours

Course Aim

Functional Skills English are free standing qualifications designed to give learners the skills to operate confidently, effectively and independently in education, work and everyday life. They have been created in response to employers’ recommendations that learners would benefit from a thorough grounding in the basics and the ability to problem-solve.


Target Audience

  • Students are assessed in the institute if they fall under this level. Assessment will consist of: Speaking, Grammar, Writing, and Reading


Course Details

This course will cover the following key topics


  • Speaking, listening and communication (SLC) - Participate in and understand the main points of simple discussions/exchanges about familiar topics with another person in a familiar situation
    • Understand the main points of short explanations
    • Understand and follow instructions
    • Respond appropriately to comments and requests
    • Make contributions to be understood
    • Ask simple questions to obtain specific information
  • Reading - Read and understand short, simple texts that explain or recount information
    • Read and understand simple, regular words and sentences
    • Understand short texts on familiar topics and experiences
  • Writing- Write short, simple sentences
    • Use written words and phrases to present information
    • Construct simple sentences using full stops
    • Spell correctly some personal or very familiar words


Learning Outcome

Learners can progress to further Functional Skills English qualifications as they have been designed to encourage progress through each of the levels. Each level subsumes the previous level