Level 2 Functional Skills English - MK College

Level 2 Functional Skills – English

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Introduction to Functional Skills English Level 2, Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening, Practice Assessment.

What will I do?

Unit 1 summary:

You will focus on developing their understanding of the course structure, command verbs, sentence structure, the eight parts of speech, structuring text, guidance for speaking and writing and other top tips.

Unit 2 summary:

In this unit, you will explore the purposes of texts, distinguish fact from opinion, bias, organisational features, and language techniques, and compare and contrast texts.

Unit 3 summary:

You will focus on punctuation, grammar, sentence structure, and how to spell words used in work, study, and daily life, as well as formal and informal language, letters and emails, reviews, articles and adverts, and reports.

Unit 4 summary:

In this unit, you will develop listening, speaking, and presentation skills.

Unit 5 summary:

In this unit, you can undertake some practice assessments, which focus on various topics from the course.

What’s next?

This qualification will help you gain employment, apply for other college courses at Level 2, and develop your knowledge and understanding of English.

Is it for me?

This course is ideal for those wishing to develop their knowledge and understanding of Functional Skills in English. It’s perfect for those who may not have passed their English qualifications in an educational setting. If you’re seeking greater employability that requires an understanding of Functional Skills in English, this course is for you. It’s also suited for individuals whose job roles involve awareness of these skills and anyone with a personal or career-related interest in this topic.

entry requirements

You will complete an assessment before starting the course, to check that this is the correct level for you.

Course Information

  1. Functional Skills Qualification in English at Level 2






    • FEES

    • 19 – 23


    • 24+


    • Overseas


More information is available on Fees & Funding for 19 + here and EEA Nationals here.


The course is online, so you can complete it from the comfort of your own home. There are no Teams or Zoom meetings; you just need to ensure that you meet the deadlines for each assignment. Your assessor will provide feedback once you submit your assignments.

How will my progress be monitored?

Your assessor will give you feedback on each assignment that you submit and offer you additional resources to help you improve in specific areas.

How will I be assessed?

The course is made up of regular assignments with an exam at the end of the course.

How much will I have to study each week?

You will need to have around 60 hours to study this course, that’s around 6-10 hours per week.

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