NCFE Entry Level 3 Functional Skills Qualification in English
- Preparation for Life and Work
- Entry Level 3
- Minimum entry age
Important: This reformed Functional Skills qualification has completed Ofqual’s technical evaluation process. Registrations and assessment bookings are now available. You can use the below draft support materials, including schemes of work, to help you plan and prepare for teaching and delivery. Please note that these materials are currently subject to change.
About this qualification:
The purpose of Functional Skills English Entry Level qualifications are to demonstrate the ability at an appropriate level to read, write, speak, listen and communicate in English, and to apply this knowledge and these skills in familiar situations.
Who is it suitable for?
Functional Skills qualifications in English at Entry Level are ideal for learners 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 Foundation Learning.
There are no pre-entry requirements for this qualification and no minimum age requirement has been set for registration.
These qualifications are assessed via 3 controlled assessments which cover:
• Speaking, Listening and Communicating
Regulations for the Conduct of Controlled Assessment
Qualification Specific Instructions for Delivery
Reasonable Adjustments and Special Considerations Policy
Direct Claim Status (DCS)
Contextualised Assessment Request Form
Department for Education Subject Content for English
- Speaking, Listening and Communicating
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