Improving your Functional Skills is an effective way to ensure that you have current, up to date
knowledge of English, maths and ICT. They are suitable if you wish to improve your English, maths
and ICT; update your qualifications or if you are learning these skills for the first time.
Functional Skills look impressive on your CV, will boost your confidence and leave you with
transferable skills to help you in employment and in your wider life.
Opps offers a comprehensive Functional Skills journey, taking you from where you are now to
successful completion. We will do an initial assessment of your current skills so we can tailor lessons
to suit your needs.
We offer a flexible service, working around your needs and time constraints. Opps has worked with
learners of all ages – it is never too late to learn these vital skills!
Functional Skills are also included in an Apprenticeship. Should your employer or potential employer
consider an apprenticeship to be appropriate for you, they can contact us here or call us on 01480 415930.
English Functional Skills
English Functional Skills aims to make sure you have effective communications skills in speaking,
listening, reading and writing.
- You will complete formal and informal presentations, demonstrating your speaking and
listening skills in different environments and to different audiences.
- You will learn how to write a range of texts from magazine articles to letters to emails, using
correct grammar and punctuation.
- You will learn to dissect texts, allowing you to find important information and understand its
tone and meaning.
Together, the knowledge learnt throughout English Functional Skills will lead to you being able to
communicate with confidence in a variety of scenarios.
Opps offers fully accredited and nationally recognised English Functional Skills at Level 1 and 2. For further information please contact us here or call us on 01480 415930.
Maths Functional Skills
Maths Functional Skills is designed to improve your numeracy skills, ensuring that everyday
mathematical problems are easily solved.
Maths Functional Skills covers many areas including budgeting, measuring, interpreting data, design,
formatting, calculating and managing time.
The different mathematical subjects are taught using real-life scenarios, allowing you to learn in a
way that is relevant to your life and work.
The knowledge learnt throughout Maths Functional Skills will lead to you feeling confident to solve
maths problems you encounter and convey information in a variety of ways.
Opps offers fully accredited and nationally recognised Maths Functional Skills at Level 1 and 2. For further information please contact us here or call us on 01480 415930.
ICT Functional Skills
ICT Functional Skills is designed to improve your ICT skills. ICT is used often in our lives and in the
workplace. It is becoming increasingly important that we are all computer literate.
ICT Functional Skills covers the Microsoft Suite, leaving you feeling confident and competent using a
range of programmes.
You will become proficient in designing spreadsheets, composing emails, creating and editing
documents and making presentations.
The skills learnt in ICT will allow you to communicate in the computer age and present information
Opps offers fully accredited and nationally recognised ICT Functional Skills at Level 1 and 2. For further information please contact us here or call us on 01480 415930.