Functional Skills English Maths & ICT - Bedford, Kempston & Dunstable


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About the Functional Skills course?

From Entry Level to Level 2 Functional Skills Certificate in English, Maths and ICT

Functional Skills are the essential skills needed for ENGLISH, MATHS and ICT, vital for young people and adults to participate in life, learning and work.

This qualification is intended to support you to improve your literacy, numeracy and ICT skills. particular focus on problem solving and being able to apply skills effectively in real situations.

Entry Requirements for the Functional Skills Course

If at school you need to be aged between 14-16 years. To be on a Study Programme you must be aged between 16-18.

Entry Level and Level 1: There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

Level 2: Completion of Level 1 English, Maths or ICT and able to provide evidence for this. Start dates are flexible.

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What you will cover on the course

If you are looking to improve your confidence in English ,Maths or ICT, catch up on study you may have missed at school, then Functional Skills are for you.

How are they assessed?

Assessment is on demand throughout the year either by on-screen or paper based-assessment.

What can i do next?

These qualifications are designed to help you succeed in further education, any job role or progression to GCSE.


First Place Training Bedford: The Mansards, Tavistock Street, Bedford, MK40 2RX - 01234 262 004 

First Place Training Dunstable: 47 Edward Street, Dunstable, Bedfordshire LU6 1HE - 01582 690 954 

First Place Training Kempston: Unit 35, College Street, Kempston, Beds, MK42 8LU - 01234 347 447


Course runs throughout the year.

Interested in the Functional Skills Course?