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Functional Skills English – Level 1 & 2

This part of the FLEX programme will give you the chance to improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills and feel confident in using what you learn in a variety of ways for work, education and life.


We offer Functional Skills in English at Level 1 and 2 and you will achieve a recognised qualification.

You don’t need to have any previous qualifications. Our staff will help you to find the right level of qualification for you using our diagnostic assessments.


You must:

  1. Be aged 16 – 18 years old
  2. Not in education, employment or training.
  3. Have lived in the UK for the past 3 years (3 year continuous residence)
  4. Have a UK Birth Certificate, Passport or Home Office Papers showing your right to remain in the UK.
  5. Have a National Insurance number

By Phone

You can call your nearest centre to find out more:


Colindale: 020 8201 3111   Ponders End: 020 8803 4764    Watford: 01923 803 508


By Email

You can also apply by sending an email to Beverley Woodhouse our Recruitment Coordinator:


By Text

Text WEBFL to 07495 646 797


You can apply by sending your CV to Beverley Woodhouse, Recruitment Coordinator, at