Maths or English holding you back? Need to boost your employment prospects?

We offer short, flexible FREE Functional Skills Maths and English courses online and across Lancashire at a wide range of venues, which will help you develop skills for life, work or if you are looking for employment. There are two programmes available, to include:

NEW Online Fast Track Programme
Upgrade your skills in just 12 weeks and from the comfort of your own home! (available for Level 1 and 2 programmes)*

Community Learning
Courses delivered in a range of venues across Lancashire (available for Entry to Level 2 programmes)

Whichever programme you choose there will be a range of resources, tutorials and 1:1 support available to help you along the way.

*For all our online courses you will require access to a PC or laptop and internet. Places on the fast track programme are limited and subject to eligibility. You will not have already achieved a Level 2 qualification in these areas.

*Assessment required.

GCSE Maths or English

Require essential GCSE qualifications in Maths or English to progress? Please enquire.

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English and Maths

GCSE Biology (Eve)


Nelson and Colne College
22/09/2022
18:00 to 21:00
33 weeks
£249.00
6 Places Remaining
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GCSE English (evening)


This course is free if you dont have GCSE English at Grade C/4. In GCSE English you will get to study the underpinning skills needed for academic reading and writing, to set you up for a fantastic future. We develop your skills in analysing language, critically evaluating texts, comparing ideas and viewpoints alongside creative and viewpoint writing. All the skills for success in employment, in...
Nelson and Colne College
14/09/2022
18:00 to 21:00
32 weeks
£415.00
Few Places Remaining
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GCSE Maths (eve)


In GCSE Maths you will get to study a broad, coherent, satisfying and worthwhile course of study. You will develop confidence in, and a positive attitude towards, mathematics and to recognise the importance of mathematics in your own lives and for life in society. This course provides a strong mathematical foundation for learners who go on to study mathematics at a higher level.
Nelson and Colne College
13/09/2022
18:00 to 21:00
34 weeks
£415.00
Few Places Remaining
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