Level 2 Certificate in English (QCF)

Qualification Number: 601/1568/3

Credit Value: 13

Level 2 Certificate in English (QCF)

The qualification is suitable for learners aged pre-16 and above.
The qualification is designed for adult learners who’ve not achieved GCSE (A*–C) or Level 2 Functional Skills in English and who wish to take their first qualification in the subject.

The qualification will support learners with an identified skills gap in English and can be used to support progression to GCSE (A*–C) or Level 2 Functional Skills in English.

The qualification may also be suitable for those learners still in education, i.e. 16–18 year olds, who’ve not achieved GCSE (A*–C) or Level 2 Functional Skills in English. The qualification can also be used by pre-learners who aren’t following a traditional GCSE route in education.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?

The qualification has 130 guided learning hours.

How is the qualification assessed?

Through a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates the learner has met the required assessment criteria.

What next?

Learners who achieve this qualification can progress to:

• Functional Skills Qualification in English at level 2
• GCSE English