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Essential Skills

These qualifications have been developed to support learners to build confidence and develop the appropriate study skills and/or subject knowledge before embarking on a period of study.

About this subject area

Our qualifications in English range from Entry Level 1 to Entry Level 3 providing the flexibility for learners to start at the level that suits them and progress accordingly.

Preparation for Work and Study qualifications provide learners with a range of academic and work-based skills to support their career choices.



Follow the links below for more information about each qualification.

Qualification Approval

In order to deliver this qualification, centres must meet the requirements to deliver the qualification (which can be found in the Qualification Specification) and complete the Qualification Approval Application Form (QAF).

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