What will I learn?
The course is tested by two national examinations, therefore it is 100% exam based.
To reach your full potential over one year, commitment to attend the course is essential, and it is expected you would have an interest in literature and language and know the basics of language, its use and structures.
This course will be taught by an experienced team of English specialists providing you with a chance to achieve a grade 4 or above, this is equivalent to a grade C in the former GCSE qualification.
Where will it lead me?
GCSE English at grade 4 or above is required by many employers and for entry to higher education.
Employers in all sectors like you to have English qualifications as it demonstrates ability in a core subject.
You must have GCSE English at D/3. Access to this course is via initial and diagnostic assessment to ascertain suitability of the course for your study needs.
Fee Details 1
Free if you do not already have GCSE A*-C or grade 4 or higher in the subject
Fee Details 2
Due to funding restrictions, anyone who doesn’t live in England, isn’t a UK resident^ or who lives in the local authority areas^ of:
Cambridge and Peterborough
Greater London Authority
Liverpool City Region
North of Tyne Combined Authority
West of England
Will be unable to apply for fee remission and may be subject to higher course fees than those published.
^go to this page on our website to check if your postcode is in a Devolved Funding Area or to check eligibility if you are a non-UK resident https://www.sparsholt.ac.uk/the-college/fees-and-funding/
If you don’t live in England or are not a UK resident or live in any of the above local authority areas and wish to enrol on the course, please contact us for information on tuition fees.