Functional Skills English Entry Level 3

Entry Level English is a government backed English course to help progress to GCSE English pass grade equivalent. Accredited by examining bodies including; AQA, City & Guilds, Edexcel, OCR and Pearson.

What is Functional Skills English Entry Level 3?

Functional Skills English Entry Level 3 is an accredited English qualification backed by the government. If you need to retake GCSE English, Entry Level 3 Functional Skills English will help you build the foundations for a higher level course.

Functional Skills English Entry Level 3 is designed for those who are not yet ready for a Level 1 or Level 2 course. In order to gain your GCSE pass grade equivalent, you will need to progress through Level 1 and Level 2 after completing this course.

It’s a popular choice with our learners because they’re able to fit their studies around existing work and personal commitments.

There’s another reason our learners prefer the Functional Skills English to GCSE English. The course uses practical, real-life situations so the questions are easier to understand.

    Why choose Functional Skills English Entry Level 3?

    It can take as little as 6 weeks to complete your Functional Skills English Entry Level 3 course and pass the test. Much quicker than GCSE English, especially if you have to wait 6 months to sit your GCSE English exams.

    Are you trying to apply for a job, improve your career options or progress in education? Choose Entry Level 3 English to start your journey towards a Level 2 pass grade.

    What can I use my Functional Skills Entry Level 3 qualification for?

    An Entry Level English course might be right for you if you’ve been out of education for a while or need to start at a lower level. Entry Level English is similar to:

    • GCSE grade below G (or 1 on the new grades)
    • Foundation learning – entry level

    You may have personal reasons for improving your English skills. Entry Level 3 can provide a good base of knowledge.

    For example; 

    • To help your children with their English homework and revision
    • Or to improve your skills and confidence with English for day-to-day tasks

    Online English Courses Level 1 & Level 2

    We don’t currently offer a stand alone Entry Level 3 course. However, when you purchase a Level 1 or Level 2 course, we’ll give you Entry 3 learning for free*!

    *Should you show a need for Entry 3 learning during your initial assessments

    Level 1 English

    Functional Skills English Level 1 is equivalent to a GCSE English grade 1 to 3 (D to G ).

    English Level 1 course is popular with adults who failed GCSE English.

    Level 2 English

    We’ve already helped 1,000’s of adults pass their Functional Skills English Level 2 with the support of our friendly, experienced tutors.

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    Initial Assessment

    An Initial Assessment for English will assess your current English skill level.

    The Initial Assessment is a short test to help us tailor your personal English course.