English - GCSE (Fast Track)

Course Code: GK1FE2105

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Start DateLocationDuration
05/01/2021University Centre18 WeeksApply

Course Overview

Gain your GCSE English in just six months with this January-June fast track course.

Drawing upon a range of creative and real-life texts, the course provides opportunities to develop higher reading and critical thinking skills that encourage genuine enquiry into different topics and themes.

This will ensure you develop the ability to read fluently and write effectively.

The course aims to provide you with a confident control of Standard English, equipping you to write grammatically correct sentences, use descriptive language and analyse texts.

You can then progress either to employment or to full-time study in the September. 

Entry Requirements

We can offer you a place on this course if you have GCSE English grade D or 3 or Functional Skills English at Level 2.

If you don’t have the above grades, you can take an initial assessment instead, for which you will need to achieve 70%.

Qualification Obtained

GCSE (9-1) in English Language

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

The course is delivered over 3 hours a week for 18 weeks.

Online learning is also accessible, supported by a range of excellent interactive resources.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

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