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Duration: 12-16 weeks
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How you’ll study
This course is studied 100% online.
Course Duration
Study this course over minimum 16 weeks.
Start dates
Start any day of the week. Onboarding happens within an hour.
Ofqual Approved
Approved by Ofqual in the UK and Globally recognised.
Comprehensive study material
Learning material includes recorded lectures, presentations, ebooks specific for each unit, case studies, articles, handouts, assignment brief.
There are no exams. Assessment via assignments on which feedback is given.
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This qualification is suitable for candidates aged 14 and above. The NCFE Functional Skills qualification in English at Level 2 is an ideal qualification for candidates wishing to develop practical, transferable skills in English in order to work confidently, effectively and independently in life. It is suitable for a wide range of individuals and is fundamental to the successful completion of various wider qualifications and frameworks, such as the Diploma and Apprenticeships.


Achieving this qualification This qualification consists of 3 mandatory components:
• Component 1 Speaking, Listening and Communication
• Component 2 Reading
• Component 3 Writing

To be awarded the NCFE Functional Skills qualification in English at Level 2, learners are required to successfully complete all 3 mandatory components, by achieving their task-based assessments.

Component credits will not be awarded.

Grades are not awarded and the 3 components are weighted equally.

Entry Requirements

• This qualification is designed for a wide range of learners who want to develop practical and transferable skills in English
• There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 1 qualification.
• This qualification is suitable for learners aged pre-16 and above, although it is recommended that learners should be aged at least 14.

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• Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:
• NCFE Functional Skills qualifications in Mathematics
• NCFE Functional Skills qualifications in Information and Communication Technology
• As this qualification develops transferable skills which will be useful in work and life, learners could also
• progress onto a variety of NCFE qualifications in Employability, Money Management, or vocational areas


• The Reading and Writing components are assessed via 2 separate externally set and assessed task-based question papers. Candidates will be issued with a result of 'achieved', 'not yet achieved' or 'within 10%' for each of the assessments.
• The assessments are administered by centre staff under examination conditions and will both last for 1 hour. This includes candidate reading time.
• If the candidate achieves their external assessment(s) before NCFE receives notification of successful internal assessment, the external assessment result(s) will be banked until a full certificate is claimed.

The certificate is issued by the NCFE- Awarding Organisation. UK Versity Online Limited (Number 8465520) is an accredited and approved delivery Centre for qualifications.

Key Facts

Qualification number: 603/5054/4
Level: 2
Awarding Organisation: NCFE
Assessment: 3 Mandatory task-based assessments

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