Maximise progress at entry level (maths and English) (South)

Maths and English

Entry level courses are essential to motivate and provide learners with a firm foundation to study at higher levels in Functional Skills or progress to GCSE. The practical ideas suggested will be suitable for all exam boards and delegates will gain new and creative ideas on choosing options and developing an innovative curriculum to motivate learners in developing literacy skills further.

Pricing options

There are three pricing options:

1. Individual fees

SET member: £85 

Non-SET member: £100

2. Hosting

Providers with 6-10 delegates: £600.

We will support you to fill the extra places but this is a great opportunity to work collaboratively with providers in your locality.

3. In-house

Do you want to get the maximum value from your CPD budget? Why not run an in-house course at a time and venue to suit?

  • In-house course for up to 16 staff: £880
  • In-house courses for up to 32 staff: £1,700
  • In-house courses for up to 48 staff: £2,400

To enquire about hosting please complete this form

SET Membership

SET members are entitled to an exclusive 15% discount off this ETF professional development course.

Find out more about SET membership on the Society for Education and Training (SET) website.

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at teachers and managers of maths and English who teach or intend to teach learners at entry levels.

Training aim

To support practitioners to raise learner achievement and maximise progress at entry level in maths and English functional skills.

Professional Standards for Teachers and Trainers in Education and Training


You will be able to:

  • Understand the key requirements of entry level maths and English
  • Employ a range of engaging and motivating entry level tasks
  • Critique a range of learning opportunities to create appropriate challenges for all entry level students
  • Utilise a range of different assessment and feedback strategies

Length of the course

The course consists of a one day face-to-face training session with plenty of ideas for further development and signposting to additional helpful resources.

Contact us

If this course is not currently available in your area, and you would like to attend then register your interest. We will let you know about new events as they are announced.

If you have any questions, please contact:

T: 0800 0 831 830