Struggling to gain employment because you don’t have an English qualification?

Gain a Level 1 or level 2 English qualification in approximately two weeks.

The next course starts on Monday 4th February 2019

Don’t have the English qualification you need to find employment?

If you didn’t get the GCSE, or O-Level, English qualification you need, Strive Training offers FastTrack Level 1 and Level 2 City and Guilds accredited English courses. Learn at your own pace, in as little as two weeks for individual courses.

Depending on your skills and previous learning level, it is possible to complete the course even faster than this. All qualifications offered as part of this programme are accredited by City and Guilds.

The right course for you:

  • A fast track course that doesn’t sacrifice quality
  • Your own tailored learning plan
  • Skills diagnostic to identify what you need to focus on to pass the qualification
  • Outstanding trainers
  • A student-focused environment where your success matters
  • You can work at your own pace
  • Master the skills you need to receive your qualification
  • No time wasted on learning skills you already have
What our students say
Why you should register now
Get an English qualification fast to take your next step in education.
It could be the best decision you ever make for yourself.

Get in touch to book this free course now or ask us any questions:

Call Us

020 8686 1099

    Get your qualification fast

    The course is delivered by Strive Training and takes place in a classroom environment at our teaching centre in Croydon. Level 1 and Level 2 courses operate as 2 week, full-time courses that run from 9.30am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday. The course start date is 4th February 2019. Combination courses, covering both levels, can be completed in as little as 4 weeks. We don’t waste your time teaching you skills you already have, so many students complete our courses faster than this.

    Full course content

    Courses cover the three areas of Reading, Speaking & Listening, and Writing. The courses have a very practical focus with the first two modules focusing on Employment and Work skills.


    • Text focus: Improving reading comprehension skills
    • Sentence focus: Understanding grammar and punctuation usage
    • Word focus: Vocabulary, word recognition and phonics

    Speaking & Listening

    • How to speak to communicate
    • Engaging and contributing to discussions
    • Listening and responding


    • How to construct sentences
    • Understanding the alphabet
    • Correct spelling

    Important Information

    Start date

    Both courses begin on 4th February 2019


    Maximum 2 weeks for individual courses.

    Maximum 4 weeks for a combination course.

    Monday to Friday. 9.30am - 4.30pm


    FREE for those aged 19+, regardless if you're unemployed, studying or working.


    This course runs at our Strive Training Croydon education centre.


    This course is fully funded for:

    • Unemployed individuals in receipt of benefit(s)
    • Employed individuals, providing they fall into the following categories:
      • - The individual must be 19+ in age prior to 31st August 2018
      • - The individual must not have previously attained a GCSE grade A* - C or grade 4, or higher

    Get in touch to book this free course now or ask us any questions:

    Call Us

    020 8686 1099