Course overviewDuring the supportive 28 hour Award in English Skills (Reading) course, you will develop reading skills to help you within the modern world. The course will cover:
• Reading for Meaning to help recognise the different purpose of texts, follow instructions and identify the main event within a text.
• Using reading skills to identify common sources of information , as well as through illustrations and captions to locate information
• Reading and understanding the meaning of words
You will be supported throughout your journey on the reading course by your tutor, but it is really important you have a real commitment to achieving the qualification. Whilst studying, you will be expected to attend weekly 1.5 hour lessons and complete an additional 2 hours of weekly self-study learning through homework and reading made de available to you by your tutor. The course will include building a portfolio of evidence to enable you to pass the qualification.
What else do I need to know?Please note that courses run subject to minimum viable class sizes. Please note there may be additional costs for books, materials or other expenses.
What are the entry requirements?
Prior to the course starting you will be invited in to attend an interview with a member of staff, during the interview you will complete an online initial assessment, this will be used to assess your literacy skills and the level of course suitable for your needs.
For the duration of the first 5 weeks, you are enrolled on an introductory course and will be taught the essential skills to help you progress on to the Award in English Skills (Reading) qualification. At the end of the 4 weeks, you will complete a progress assessment and receive a 1 to 1 with your tutor to discuss which qualification is suitable to support your needs.
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How do I find out more?
English & Languages
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