Literacy Nat 5 Unit


This will be run in conjunction with the Numeracy National 5 unit.

The general aim of this course is to develop learners’ reading, listening, writing and talking skills in a variety of forms relevant for learning, life and work.

Learners will develop the ability to understand detailed ideas and information presented orally and in writing. Learners will also develop the ability to communicate ideas and information orally and in writing with technical accuracy.

Learners who complete this Unit will be able to:

1 Read and understand detailed word-based texts
2 Listen to and understand detailed spoken communication
3 Write detailed technically accurate texts
4 Talk to communicate, as appropriate to audience and purpose
The four skills of reading, listening, writing, and talking are of equal importance.

Recommended Entry

Learner should have passed the National 4 English Course. The course is recommended for those who wish to develop the core skills of Literacy , but do not presently wish to embark on the full National 5 English course
Core Skills


Achievement of this Unit gives automatic certification of the following: 

Complete Core Skills for the Unit Communication at SCQF level 5

For further information contact Mrs C Poller PT English