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U-skills is an exceptional blended learning solution for Functional Skills. It combines personalised diagnostics and elearning content
with one-to-one support from our team of learning support managers.
Our pilots saw the U-skills programme deliver first-time
pass rates upwards of 90% and demonstrated how employers were able to deliver on Functional Skills within 8–12 weeks. Walk through our solution by viewing our
online presentation or read on
to see how it works.
Fully mapped to the new Functional Skills syllabus for English and Maths and delivered
through our online portal, U-skills elearning content is based on
real-world scenarios and is completely learner-centric. Here’s how you create your personalised learning journey:
Action time screens develop functionality and true mastery of
Functional Skills by requiring learners to transfer and apply their new skills to the
Video scenarios are used to deliver the speaking and listening
English component both for formal and informal conversations.
As a team of fully trained teaching professionals, our Learning Support Managers (LSMs)
greatly enhance the elearning component by providing one-on-one learner support. This ensures that each learner gets all
the help and guidance they need to succeed in their final exams. The role of the LSM is to:
Functional Skills replace Key Skills and Skills for Life as a mandatory component of Apprenticeships from September 2012.
MindLeaders are highly experienced in delivering Apprenticeships for large employers throughout the care, retail and hospitality sectors.
Our proven Functional Skills solution means that employers have one less element to worry about.
Our Apprenticeship team ensures success by providing additional services including pre-sales consultancy, help
with identifying funding sources, onsite training and technical implementation support. We also provide start-to-finish
administration services that make Ofsted inspections a straightforward, stress-free exercise.
So what's your Functional Skills challenge? Contact us to speak
with one of our learning consultants and find out how the MindLeaders U-skills solution fits into your Apprenticeship scheme.
What Ofsted think of
our literacy and numeracy provision
Functional Skills – the clock is ticking
Is the UK literacy crisis getting worse?
Functional Skills – positive news starts to grow
See course screenshots, get introduced to ePortfolios and understand how each stage of the
MindLeaders blended learning model works – it's all in our brochure.
Download the ‘U-skills for Functional Skills’ brochure
Read the brochure as an online flipbook
See how our Functional Skills pilot with Whitbread and Barchester Healthcare achieved over
90% first-time pass rates within 8 – 12 weeks. Download the Success with Functional Skills white paper.
Do you need to deliver Functional Skills as part of your Apprenticeship programme? Get in touch today!
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