N-Gaged Training & Recruitment Ltd - An award winning professional training company in Bristol

English for Employability

Functional Skills

About this course

English Skills are gaining widespread recognition across small and large employers in the local area as a skill set recognised as one of the top three attributes looked for in new and existing staff. 

English is continuing to benefit learners, with this English for Employability course focusing on helping individuals acquire the skills that are valued in and at work.  

This course is designed at your level and is made relevant to your chosen career path through well designed schemes of work, real life examples, personalised resources, and practical elements. 

What will I do on this course ?

During this course you will:

  • Revise the basic principles of English.
  • Adapt and develop reading techniques.
  • Understand the relevance of tone of voice e.g. composing a formal letter
  • Improve your speaking, listening and communication skills e.g. debating and discussion techniques.

Qualifications you will complete

  • Functional Skills Qualifications in Literacy (Reading/Writing/Speaking & Listening)

Who is it for ?

This course is relevant to anyone and everyone who feels that they could use a refresher in English. It is specifically designed for those who have not achieved at Level C or above in GCSE English or equivalent.  

How is this course assessed ?

There are three elements to passing your English, these include reading, writing and speaking, listening and communication. 

What could I do next ?

Previous students have gone on to

  • A variety of courses offered by N-gaged;
  • A range of apprenticeships and further education courses;
  • Employment in a variety of sectors.



All of our courses are priced relative to the learner; but are free to the unemployed.

When applying for the course we will discuss any relevant concessions and apply them where possible.

Employers please contact our office where we will be happy to discuss fees with you.

Awarding body



5 days


9:00 - 4:00

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How to apply

For an information pack, or if you have any other questions about booking the training please contact our team by telephone or email.

T: 01179 710883        email: mail@n-gaged.co.uk

Our office is manned Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm.

0117 971 0883

For more information go to how to book your training or if you require an information pack that includes all the necessary application forms contact us by phone or email.

Our office is staffed Monday to Friday
8.30am – 5.00pm