Essential Skills: Communication (COMMS)

This qualification will focus on improving your ability to:

  • Speak and Listen.

  • Read and Write.

to a standard expected of higher level roles also the public and private sectors.​

Assessment Structure:

  • Controlled Task: learners will need to demonstrate their understanding by completing a written task within a time limit under controlled conditions.  ​

  • Confirmatory Test: Having completed the Controlled Task, learners will take a short test comprised of 20 multiple choice questions.

Level 1

Controlled Task: 4 hours

Confirmatory Test: 30 minutes.

Level 2

Controlled Task: 5 hours

Confirmatory Test: 45 minutes

Level 3

Controlled Task: 8 hours

Confirmatory Test: 60 minutes