NCFE Functional Skills Qualification in English at Entry Level 1
- Preparation for Life and Work
- Learning Resources Available
- Entry Level 1
- Minimum entry age
This qualification has been replaced by a new NCFE Functional Skills Reform qualification. Please note: all support, assessment and teaching materials listed below are only relevant for this existing Functional Skills qualification, and are not applicable to the replacement Reform qualification. Please see our Reformed Functional Skills page for more information.
This qualification is suitable for learners aged 14 and above.
The NCFE Functional Skills qualification in English at Entry Level 1 is an ideal qualification 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.
Qualification SpecificationLessMore info Download
This qualification specification contains everything you need to know about this qualification and should be used by everyone involved in the planning, delivery and assessment.
Functional Skills Criteria for EnglishLessMore info Download
This Ofqual document sets out the rules and regulations for Functional Skills English.
Functional Skills Entry Level English FactsheetLessMore info Download
This document provides an overview of our Functional Skills English offering at Entry Level 1, 2 and 3.
NCFE Instructions and Guidance - Functional Skills Internal Controlled AssessmentsLessMore info Download
This document is designed to assist centres in the delivery and assessment of the controlled assessment component(s) of NCFE Functional Skills qualifications.
- Speaking, Listening and Communication (A/601/2208)
- Reading (A/601/2208)
- Writing (A/601/2208)