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English at Entry Level 1
£200

English at Entry Level 1

Duration

60 Hours

From

Flexible

ELIGIBILITY

16 years

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Entry level 1

ASSESSMENT

Internal and External assessment

Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills qualification in English at Entry Level 1

Qualification And Number Total Tasks Total Qualification Time
Entry 1 Certificate (603/4286/9) 60 Hours

Entry requirements

No prior knowledge, understanding, skills or qualifications are required before learners register for this qualification. However, centres must follow the guidance given in the Pearson’s related document.


Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills Qualification

Learners must pass the following assessments before the qualification can be awarded:

  • A Speaking, Listening and Communicating assessment
  • A Reading assessment
  • A Writing assessment

Overall Assessment Information:

  • Speaking, Listening and Communicating 10 minutes
  • Reading 45 minutes 16
  • Writing 50 minutes 30

Approximate time. Further details are given in Entry Level English Speaking, Listening and Communicating: guidance for assessors, available on the Pearson website

All subject content statements must be evidenced


Speaking, Listening and Communicating

The Speaking, Listening and Communicating assessment is internally set, internally assessed and externally verified.


Reading

The Reading assessments are externally set, internally marked and externally verified.They are paper-based and can be downloaded from our website on demand. The texts in the Reading assessments will include a representative sample of the words and types of words given in Annexe B. Dictionaries are allowed.


Writing

The Writing assessments are externally set, internally marked and externally verified.They are paper-based and can be downloaded from our website on demand. 66.7 per cent of marks are for Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar (SPaG). Half of these are for a spelling task that assesses ten spellings. The spellings are sampled from the words and word types in Annexe B. No external aids, such as dictionaries, are allowed.


Progression opportunities

Learners who achieve Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills Qualifications in English at Entry Levels 1 to 3 can progress through the levels (from Entry 1 to Entry 2 and Entry 2 to Entry 3), and to Functional Skills Qualifications in English at Levels 1 and 2 or further English study, such as GCSE. Alternatively, learners can progress to employment or to vocational education.