English for Adults - MK College

English for Adults

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English for Adults

What will I do?

This course offers a range of options to study English.

Your offer is determined based on assessment at the interview and prior qualifications.

Options to study include:

  • Functional Skills at Entry 2, Entry 3, Level 1 or Level 2

What’s next?

Most employers and learning providers require applicants to have English qualifications.

On completion of this course, you can explore further study options, career opportunities or seek employment.

Is it for me?

Applicants must be confident reading and writing in English.

The content and exams are in English and cannot be translated.

This course is not suitable for those still learning English as an additional language.

Course Information

  1. English for Adults



    16 Sep 2024


    27 Jun 2025


    9 Months




    09:00 – 17:00


    Chaffron Way Campus

    • FEES

    • 19 – 23

      Fully Funded

    • 24+

      Fully Funded

    • Overseas


Course highlights

Our English course give learners to opportunity to:

  • Gain a qualification for work, study and life
  • Demonstrate the ability at an appropriate level to read, write, speak, listen and communicate in English.

Apply these skills effectively to a range of purposes in the workplace and in other real life situation.

Course Entry Requirements

This course is not suitable for those still learning English as an additional language. Outcomes of assessment at interview.

How will my progress be monitored?

Routine assessments and mocks will provide opportunities to monitor progress and set new targets.

How will I be assessed?

Functional Skills courses have three final exams, for learners who are ready to attempt them.

Exams are in ‘Speaking, Listening and Communicating’, ‘Reading’ and ‘Writing’.

GCSE Language has two written papers and, for many learners, a Spoken Language Assessment.

How much will I have to study each week?

3 hours plus revision and homework.

Are there any entry requirements?

You must be aged 19 years or older on 31st August 2023.

You must not already have a Level 2 English qualification – C or 4 at GCSE, Level 2 Functional Skills or equivalent.

To get this course for free, Applicants must have lived in the UK for the last three years, currently reside in England, with a postcode outside of London, Greater Manchester, Greater London, Liverpool, Tees Valley Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, West Midlands, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Wets of England, Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland.

How can I pay for my course?

There are a variety of ways in which you can get help with fees and funding while studying. Get advice on applying for funding and assessing your eligibility for financial aid here.

This course attracts funding for eligible students, so please check with the admissions team about your own circumstances. 

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