English Functional Skills



At Shipley College, we offer English Functional Skills courses tailored to your individual needs. Our professional tutors provide support to help you gain relevant skills and qualifications in a friendly and accessible environment. These courses incorporate digital skills development and are available online or in-person, depending on your preference.

Our courses aim to build on existing skills and increase your confidence in reading, writing, speaking and listening. You will learn about writing for purpose and audience in a variety of contexts, and gain valuable skills for employment and further study. Our courses also include opportunities to practise delivering presentations and participating in formal discussions.

English Functional Skills courses are suitable for any adult over the age of 19, especially those looking to increase their confidence and make new friends. Successful completion of the course could lead to progression onto the next level, GCSE English, promotion at work, enrolment to L3 vocational subjects and many university courses. Come study in the beautiful village of Saltaire and unlock your potential!

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