Level 2 Certificate in ESOL Skills for Life
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Improve your English and develop your skills with this Level 2 Certificate in ESOL Skills for Life.
- This Level 2 Certificate in ESOL Skills for Life will help you to develop your English speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills.
- The qualification is based on the National Standards for Adult Literacy, and it is closely aligned to the Adult ESOL Core Curriculum.
- Gain beneficial skills that can be implemented in many different areas of your life.
- Study this course from home, at your own pace.
This Level 2 Certificate in ESOL Skills for Life has been designed for learners who have chosen to live and work in the UK and whose first language is not English. Created to help you with everyday and work-related tasks, this course covers elements of task-based assessments that cover a broad range of English skills needed to settle in the UK.
During the course, your studies will cover reading, writing, speaking, and listening in relation to the English language. You will complete functional tasks such as reading and writing authentic correspondence, and spoken interactions with an external examiner to reinforce what you have studied.
After completing the course, you could then progress to study an English GCSE or Functional Skills qualification.
On successful completion of this course and exams, you will achieve a Level 2 Certificate in ESOL Skills for Life.
You must be 16 or over to enrol on this course.
You will complete a series of tutor-marked assessments and exams as part of this course.
Once enrolled, you have 12 months access to the course content.
Your course will be studied through distance learning meaning you can learn the course at a time and place that suits you. Your course materials can either be emailed online or posted to you as a study pack depending on which you select at enrolment. You will receive your tutor support by email.
You will need to complete three tutor-marked assessments during this course, which will act as a mock exam. Assessments are internally set and marked by Open Study College and will not count towards your final grade.
You will need to complete the required examinations to achieve the qualification. You can choose to add your exams to your enrolment, meaning we will book them for you. Alternatively, you can book them separately, but you will need to book and pay for these yourself. You can find your nearest registered exam centre on Trinity College London’s website.
Speaking and listening – this exam will be completed online.
Reading and writing – this exam must be completed in-person at a registered exam centre. If you choose to add your exams to your enrolment with us, you will complete your reading and writing exams at the Birmingham centre.
Exam dates are subject to availability and will not be available on demand. Once you have enrolled, you can contact our exam team to confirm upcoming exam dates.
Please note that you will need to complete the exams to achieve the qualification.
On successful completion of this course, you will receive a Level 2 Certificate in ESOL Skills for Life from Trinity College London.
Trinity College London’s qualifications help people to develop transferable communication and performance skills that will enhance their lives. Their qualifications are regulated by Ofqual and listed on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).
Upon successful completion of this course, you could progress to achieve English qualifications such as GCSEs or Functional Skills.
Speaking and listening
To complete this section of the qualification, you will be required to complete 2 speaking and listening components:
Component 1 – 14-minute one-to-one conversation with an examiner
Component 2 – an 8-minute discussion with 2 other candidates facilitated by an examiner.
To complete this section of the qualification, you will be required to complete a formal written exam at the exam centre. The exam consists of three tasks, all of which must be undertaken.
Exam duration – 60 minutes
To complete this section of the qualification, you will be required to complete a formal written exam paper. The exam consists of four tasks, all of which must be undertaken.
Exam duration – 110 minutes
You will need to be 16 or over to enrol on this course, other than that, there are no formal entry requirements for this course.
You will have 12 months to complete this course.
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It's not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.
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