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Introduction to GCSE English (Special Interest)

NON-VOCATIONAL
GCSE

Course Overview

This prerequisite course is designed to prepare you for the GCSE English programme. As part of the course students must undertake a class examination. A minimum of 80% attendance is expected. Successful candidates can progress to undertake the full GCSE programme, where additional tuition and examination fees will apply. Others will be guided towards Essential Skills programmes which are free of charge and will develop the skills you need to support your success in a GCSE programme the following year.
  • Study Mode
    Part-Time
  • Duration
    8 Weeks
  • Campus
    Limavady
    Strabane
    Strand Road

Important Message

Applications/Enrolment now Closed for this year

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: Introduction to GCSE English Ref D166
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date:
    (Tue: 1:00PM-3:30PM)
    Fees:
    Full £65.00
    Concession £65.00
  • Course: Introduction to GCSE English Ref D167
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date:
    (Tue: 7:00PM-9:30PM)
    Fees:
    Full £65.00
    Concession £65.00
  • Course: Introduction to GCSE English Ref L050
    Campus: Limavady
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date:
    (Wed: 6:30PM-9:00PM)
    Fees:
    Full £65.00
    Concession £65.00
  • Course: Introduction to GCSE English Ref S028
    Campus: Strabane
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date:
    (Wed: 6:30PM-9:00PM)
    Fees:
    Full £65.00
    Concession £65.00

Course Offering

  • Site location Limavady Main St Strabane Strand Road
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

Ideally, learners will have a GCSE English grade D or Essential Skills Literacy Level 2. At the end of 8 weeks, there will be an assessment and learners may progress to the follow-on GCSE course .

Additional Information

Places are limited and learners should only enrol if they have the time and commitment to complete the programme. Independent learning is needed outside the timetabled hours to consolidate and improve learning.

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