CPD Opportunities

EM Skills Upskilling Programmes for Functional Skills Assessors and Tutors

Strategies to pass Functional Skills at Level 2 – CPD

1-day training course

Duration: One day – 1/2 day per subject

Who is this for? Trainers and tutors who are responsible for the delivery of Functional Skills. Also, managers who are responsible for the development of staff who will be delivering Functional Skills.

Objectives: As a result of attending the course, participants will:

  • understand the key aspects of the assessment methodology
  • have an overview of the English and maths content
  • use your own Functional Skills more effectively

Cost: £650 per company (minimum 1, maximum 15 participants)


2-day training course

Duration: 2 days (1 day English, 1 day maths)

Who is this for? Trainers and tutors who are responsible for the delivery of Functional Skills. Also, managers who are responsible for the development of staff who will be delivering Functional Skills. It is a one-day maths and one day English course that will focus on strategies to pass Functional Skills assessment at Level 2.

Objectives: As a result of attending the course, participants will:

  • take part in a more intensive session
  • explore more in depth hints and tips and strategies for teaching
  • understand the key aspects of the assessment methodology
  • have an overview of the English and maths content
  • use your own Functional Skills more effectively

Cost: £650 per person per day 


Individual support to pass your own Functional Skills

Duration: Workshops plus self-directed study

Who is this for?

Trainers and tutors who are responsible for the delivery of Functional Skills. Also, managers who are responsible for the development of staff who will be delivering Functional Skills.

As a result of attending the course, participants will:

  • understand the key aspects of the assessment methodology
  • have an overview of the content of all three Functional Skills subject
  • use their own Functional Skills more effectively
  • have achieved Functional Skills qualification(s)

Cost: £300 + travel for exam per delegate

(We may have funding for individuals living in the Essex area)


Improving your Ofsted Grade

Whole college programmes which can include observation, teaching tips and mentoring designed to support improvement in English and maths delivery.

Who is this for? Colleges / Training Providers

Objectives: As a result of attending the course, participants will:

  • have an English and maths strategy to prepare for Ofsted inspection
  • deliver English and maths qualifications more effectively
  • improve their delivery using interactive teaching techniques
  • increase pass rates in English and maths qualifications

This is delivered over more than one day depending on your needs. Call for costs.

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