Most employers want to know you have skills in English and Maths at a certain level (usually level 2). Our functional English and Maths courses will get you up to the required standard so that you can start applying for jobs. At Nacro learning is in small, informal groups and one-to-one sessions, so you can progress at your own pace without feeling pressured.

Age groups

14-16, 16-18, 19+

What courses can I choose?

CourseLevelQualificationAwarding body
CourseLevelQualificationAwarding body
English at Entry LevelE1-3CertificateCity and Guilds
English1 & 2CertificateCity and Guilds
Maths at Entry LevelE1-3CertificateCity and Guilds
Maths1 & 2CertificateCity and Guilds
IT at Entry LevelE1-3CertificateCity and Guilds
IT1 & 2CertificateCity and Guilds

Please note IT certificates are only available at Nacro centres in Boston, Newcastle and Walsall.

What will I learn?

Functional English and Maths skills that are needed in work and daily life.

What qualification will I have?

You’ll have a certificate in the course you take.

How do I complete the course?

You’ll be assessed through a portfolio and an exam.

What can I do next?

With your qualification, you’ll be in a position to apply for many jobs. You can also do other courses at Nacro, including GCSEs in English and maths.