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About the course

In today's tough job market more and more employers expect candidates to have at least a grade 4 in GCSE English. This course will suit those already working and those still seeking employment. It's a perfect opportunity to brush up on the essential skills required by employers, and gain a qualification in the process.

Entry requirements

Initial and diagnostic assessments at Level 2

How much does it cost?

Free for adults who do not already hold a GCSE grade A-C in English.
Eligibility conditions may apply, ask for details.

Who is it suitable for?

Those in work or looking for work who want to get this crucially important qualification.

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Why study?

Improve your chances of finding work and improve your career prospects if you're already in work.

Where will this course take me?

A variety of Harlow College courses, including Higher Education.
Improved employment and career prospects.

Core modules

Understanding and producing non-fiction texts, speaking and listening and creative writing and literacy reading.

How will I be assessed?

Assessments – in class and two exam papers:

  • 20th Century Literature and Creative Writing
  • 19th and 21st Century non-fiction

Will I have to provide anything?

The teacher will support you in your studies and there will be additional opportunity to complete online modules.

I'm interested. What should I do now?

Call 01279 868100 and talk to an Admissions Adviser
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