Raising Skills English
Our Raising Skills: English course is aimed at adults who want to work towards either GCSE English Language or other English qualifications to support their career progression and employment opportunities.
Why choose this course?
Raising Skills: English is designed to be a self-study course that can fit around the demands of life, work and family. You have the flexibility to complete the studying in your own time.
The total time required for this course is 16 hours. We advise splitting the course into chunks of 1-2 hours over 8 weeks or 2-4 hours over 4 weeks.
The Raising Skills: English course is split into 6 units over 8 blocks. Please see our guide for more information about the structure of each block; Raising Skills: English - Getting Started.
To support our adult learners during the Covid-19 pandemic this Raising Skills: English course will be free to access.
After completing this 16 hours Raising Skills course, you will be ready to start GCSE English Language or a vocational qualification. Follow this linkto information about qualifications offered by Pearson, that can be carried out online or at your local centre.
About UK Learns
Created by Pearson, the world’s learning company, UK Learns provides a carefully curated selection of online courses to help the UK workforce learn new skills and earn qualifications that could help to open up new career opportunities. UK Learns will offer just under 400 courses at launch, all designed to support workers who find themselves either furloughed or out of work owing to Covid-19. This course is available through UK Learns.