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Functional Skills - English L1
Functional English - this is the first step to gaining a qualification in reading and writing. Suitable for all adults who don't currently have any qualifications. Please note that this course isn't suitable for those who want to learn to speak English, please see our ESOL section.
Functional Skills Maths - Entry level and Level 2 available
This course is for those who want to gain a formal qualification in maths and is aimed that those who have struggled with maths previously or been put off! This course develops your basic maths skills.
Our adult community learning service provides more than 100 free courses, enrolling over 750 eligible learners, in 40 locations a year.
We offer opportunities for residents to gain new skills in subjects like health and wellbeing, maths, english and IT, or to help them prepare to return to work.
What should I do next?
You may want to enrol on a course to help you return to work or improve your skills. Perhaps you want to gain some confidence or maybe you just want to be able to help your child with maths and english.
We can offer you impartial advice about getting back into learning. We can also provide information about all learning opportunities across Swindon including the local colleges and other training providers. We can help you find the right next step.
You can also contact the National Careers Service, who offer impartial advice on careers, skills and the labour market in England.
The Adult Community Learning Team are keen to recruit local residents as volunteers to help our tutors and learners within the classroom and learning groups. To get involved or to find out more, contact us using the details below.
For other volunteering opportunities, visit Volunteer Centre Swindon.