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Key Info
07 Jan 2022
up to 2 months - 2 hours a week x 6 sessions plus final assessment
From £400 +VAT (Funding is available - please call for more details)
Location

Assessments will take place at ACT Cardiff, CF24 5ET

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Essential Communication Skills

Course Dates   

AM Sessions starts at 9:30am for up to 2 hours
PM Sessions starts at 1:30pm for up to 2 hours
Twilight sessions start at 5pm for up to 2 hours
Assessments take up to 5 hours level 2

Level 2 [£400 + VAT]

DAY AM/PM/TW WEEK 1 WEEK 2 WEEK 3 WEEK 4 WEEK 5 WEEK 6 WEEK 7 WEEK 8
Friday / Gwener AM 07.01.22 14.01.22 21.01.22 28.01.22 04.02.22 11.02.22 18.02.22 tbc
Monday / Llun AM 14.02.22 21.02.22 28.02.22 07.03.22 14.03.22 21.03.22 28.03.22 tbc
Tuesday / Mawrth TW 01.03.22 08.03.22 15.03.22 22.03.22 29.03.22 05.04.22 26.04.22 03.05.22
Wednesday / Mercher AM 27.04.22 04.05.22 11.05.22 18.05.22 25.05.22 01.06.22 08.06.22 tbc
Friday / Gwener AM 10.06.22 17.06.22 24.06.22 01.07.22 08.07.22 15.07.22 22.07.22 tbc
Tuesday / Mawrth AM 21.06.22 28.06.22 05.07.22 12.07.22 19.07.22 26.07.22 02.08.22 tbc

Entry requirements

You will be required to undertake a WEST Initial Assessment to determine your current level prior to enrolment. To be eligible for the level 2 training you will need to achieve a level 1 at initial assessment stage.


Level 3 [£600 + VAT]

Thursday / Iau PM 18.11.21 25.11.21 02.12.21 09.12.21 16.12.21 06.01.22 13.01.22

Entry requirements

You will be required to undertake a WEST Initial Assessment to determine your current level prior to enrolment. To be eligible for the level 3 training you will need to achieve a level 2 at initial assessment stage.


Course Objectives

These focus on the practical application of these skills, especially learners’ capacity to transfer their knowledge and understanding between contexts and purposes.

To achieve the Essential Communication Skills qualification(s), learners are required to demonstrate their skills through both:

  • an internally assessed and externally verified Controlled Task; and
  • a short, externally marked online Confirmatory Test.

 
Key Topics

Level 2 
Week 1  Advanced S/P/A/G
Week 2  Reading, highlighting, annotating and summarising
Week 3  Writing, text types, purpose, audience & language & planning
Week 4  Writing, paragraphing & proof reading
Week 5  Speaking and Listening/ Planning and taking part in discussions and presentations
Week 6  Preparing for assessments
Week 7  Assessment week

Course Duration

Seven  weeks

Qualification Achieved

City and Guilds Essential Communication Skills

*PLEASE NOTE 

It is your responsibility to ensure you attend all lessons.
An additional £50 re-sit fee applies
ENTRY Requirements  -  You must be working at the level directly below the one in which you wish to study. You will be required to undertake a WEST Initial Assessment to determine your current level prior to enrolment.

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