Cape Town School of English

The Cape Town School of English (established in 1991), is a Private College situated in Claremont and is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

The College is an accredited Skills Development Provider at the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations.

What’s FLC?

Foundational Learning Competence (FLC) is a part qualification that consists of two learning areas: Communication and Mathematical Literacy. It outlines the minimum level of competence required for optimal functioning in the world of work and for occupational learning at NQF Levels 2-4. It is a part qualification registered at NQF Level 2 and carries 40 credits in total.

This qualification is a compulsory component for all new qualifications developed by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) at NQF levels 3 and 4.

Where can I do this? 

Note that we are able to provide training at our premises, your workplace or any mutually agreed venue.

Entry requirements for the FLC

Learners who are competent at ABET Level 3 or 4 in English or Maths Literacy, which is equivalent to Grade 9 or NQF level 1.




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Full Accreditation
South Africa, Western Cape, Kuils River, Observatory, Waterfront, Rondebosch, Somerset West, Stellenbosch, Tokai, Tygervalley, Durbanville, Claremont, Bellville, Cape Town