English – Functional Skills

Course Type Part Time
Course Code P1811
Level 1

English GCSE

Course Type Part Time
Course Code P4044
Level X

Maths – Functional Skills

Course Type Part Time
Course Code P1812
Level 1

Maths GCSE

Course Type Part Time
Course Code P1014
Level X

Why Stoke on Trent College?

FREE English courses, GCSEs, Functional Skills and short starter courses. If you don’t have a GCSE grade C in English, then all our English courses are COMPLETELY FREE*. Whatever your level of English, we will have a course to suit you. Our courses are suitable for beginners, people wanting to improve their skills or those requiring a GCSE to progress to employment or university.

These courses are delivered by friendly and experienced tutors and will help you to improve your English skills including reading, writing and conversational skills used in everyday life. In Functional Skills we work with real life examples such as local issues, writing letters and household budgeting.

Learning English as an adult is very enjoyable. We have great tutors as well as and English Champions who run English weeks throughout the year to celebrate student success. You can also access excellent online resources from anywhere to help support you with your learning.

We are here to make sure you have plenty of support to help you achieve your goals. Whatever your starting point and interest is, we provide a supportive and friendly atmosphere in which to gain an up-to-date, nationally recognised qualification.

Courses run on a variety of days and times.

*Please note: GCSE learners that have already achieved a grade C/4 or above at GCSE will have to pay a fee.


Mike Tyler

Mike Tyler took his Maths GCSE at the age of 44. “At 16 my Maths teacher handed my results to me and said he was very disappointed. I’m 44 now and it’s stuck with me ever since. I have two children in primary school and I need to help them with their homework. It was just something I always thought I needed to sort out.”... Read more
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