English Entry Level 2



The Functional Skills qualifications in English at Entry Level 1, 2 and 3 are suitable for both young people and mature learners who wish to be recognised for their achievement of a wide range of practical English skills for use in every day life.

These qualifications help learners plug underlying skills gaps in English allowing them to become more confident in English and to succeed at work, in further study or every day life.

Learners who achieve at Entry Level 2 will have English skills, knowledge and understanding to carry out simple, familiar tasks with guidance.

These qualifications are also suitable for those preparing to progress to level 1 Functional Skills English qualifications.




The Functional Skills qualifications in English (at all Levels), assess three components:

  • reading;
  • writing;
  • speaking, listening and communication.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for Entry Level 1, 2 or 3. All candidates will take an initial Skills Assessment and Diagnostic test (online or paper- based) to assess the appropriate level of entry.

Learners registered on these qualifications shouldn’t undertake another qualification at the same time with the same or a similar title, as duplication of learning may affect funding eligibility.


Units and Assessment

  • Reading at Entry 1: Assignment
  • Writing at Entry 1: Assignment
  • Speaking, listening and communication at Entry 1: Assignment


One-to one support from friendly, experienced functional skills tutors.


Functional Skills Qualification in English at Entry 2

Progression Opportunities

  • Functional English – Entry Level 3
  • Functional English –  Level 1
  • Functional English – Level 2



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