Functional Skills English

For Lambeth Residents

The aim of this qualification is to develop your ability to read and write effectively in the workplace. It will also develop your speaking, listening and communication skills. The course is suitable for those who wish to apply their English skills in a range of professional situations, including writing formal emails, letters, verbal discussions, and presentations, as well as giving you the opportunity to gain a recognised qualification.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Functional Skills in English Certificate.

This course covers:

Grammar and sentence structure – the building blocks of the English language


The purpose of writing a text and how to identify and use their features

Features of the layout – focus on the formatting of documents in the right way for specific situations

Language techniques, bias, and inference – identify and use advanced techniques used in English language exams

Key Contacts

Eamonn Lorimer

Social Investment Programme Coordinator

07588 659 610

Filipa Baptista

Social Investment Programme Assistant