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GCSE English (Adult)

Subject Area

English & Maths

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Part Time

What is the course about?

The course is a fast-paced, fast- track resit GCSE English Language course. If you have not yet achieved your C grade or grade 4 in English, then this course is FREE for you!

Why should I choose the course?

Many employers require a minimum C/4 grade, so achieving your English GCSE could greatly enhance your career prospects. If you would like to progress onto further study, it may be a requirement of your course to have achieved a grade C/4 in English.

What will I learn?

The course is split into two main areas of study:

Component 1: 20th Century Reading and Creative Writing

Component 2: 19th and 21st Century Non-Fiction Reading and Transactional /Persuasive Writing.

Both components assess reading and writing skills. The final assessment takes place by way of two exams at the end of the academic year, usually in June. Learning from highly skilled and experienced English teachers, you will learn how to tackle exam questions and acquire reading and writing skills and techniques.

Throughout the course you will be continually assessed by your tutor. You will receive individual feedback and regularly complete assignments tailored to the exam requirements The final assessment for the qualification is 100% exam.

What will the course lead on to?

The college offers a wide range of accredited and non-accredited courses. For further information, please refer to the website or contact our Learner services Team on 01925 494400.

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

For further information on student support please visit:

https://www.wvr.ac.uk/college-life/student-support/

Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

Warrington & Vale Royal College has been rated as a good college in the latest Ofsted inspection. Our tutors are dedicated to helping you achieve your goals in a supportive and inclusive learning environment.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements, but you will be required to complete an assessment to ensure you can cope with the demands of the course.

What are my funding options?

For any funding enquiries, please contact our Learner Services Team by calling 01925 494400 or emailing learner.services@wvr.ac.uk.

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

There are no additional costs associated with this course. You will need to provide your own stationary.

Careers Information

Course options

14/09/2022

Duration
32 Weeks
Class Times
18:00 - 21:00
Location
Warrington Campus
Day(s)
Wed
Adult Fee
Free*
16-18 Fee
Contact College
Fees Information
This course is FREE subject to terms & conditions.

14/09/2022

Duration
32 Weeks
Class Times
18:00 - 21:00
Location
Winsford Campus
Day(s)
Wed
Adult Fee
Free*
16-18 Fee
Contact College
Fees Information
This course is FREE subject to terms & conditions.

15/09/2022

Duration
32 Weeks
Class Times
18:00 - 21:00
Location
Warrington Campus
Day(s)
Thu
Adult Fee
Free*
16-18 Fee
Contact College
Fees Information
This course is FREE subject to terms & conditions.
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