Skills in English and Maths improve your employment and further study opportunities. Here are some of the reasons to study English and Maths:
1. Develop practical skills for everyday life
Qualifications in English and Maths develop transferable skills, knowledge and understanding for everyday life and work. They teach practical skills and problem-solving skills which can be applied to real life situations.
Our English courses cover speaking, listening, reading, and writing which can improve your communication skills and aid with writing emails, letters, job applications and enhance your interview skills.
Studying Maths will help you to budget, manage your bills, work out the best deals when shopping and understand data and reports.
2. Gain qualifications for further study
Achieving English and Maths can give you access to courses, further education, and training opportunities to help you achieve your goals. Many universities and education establishments accept Functional Skills qualifications as part of their entry criteria as Level 2 Functional Skills qualifications are the equivalent of a GCSE pass at grade C/4.
3. Improve your job prospects
Basic literacy and numeracy skills are required for many jobs and further study opportunities. Studying English and Maths can give you the skills to confidently apply for jobs and demonstrate your competency to employers. They can help you to gain entry to employment in a range of industries and support you with career progression.
4. Boost your confidence and work performance
Developing your skills can provide you with the tools and confidence to handle situations at work and in your daily life and apply for jobs and courses. Having skills and understanding in English and Maths can improve your work performance and productivity and your ability to effectively solve problems.
5. Learn as an adult at our training centres or online
Our English and Maths courses are aimed at learners aged 19+ and are ideal if you did not achieve GCSEs at school and are looking to get back into education. They are a great way to meet like-minded adults and build new friendships. We offer a range of courses from Entry Level to Level 2 in Functional Skills English and Maths. You can study at one of our training centres or online with tutor support.