Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some of the usual questions we get asked about The Learning Link.
A: We can help you brush up on your maths, English or IT skills and more.
A: We can help you with anything you wish from learning to read or write, help with grammar or spelling, forming paragraphs, punctuation, through to essay writing. We also offer English classes for people whose first language is not English.
A: Tuition is offered on a one-to-one basis or in a small group.
A: All the tuition we provide is free.
A: We will be able to teach you either during the day, evening or weekends – whichever suits both yourself and your tutor.
A: The time you will spend at The Learning Link will normally be between one and two hours a week, but we encourage our students to practise at home.
A: You will work at your own pace in a relaxed atmosphere with an understanding tutor.
A: You don’t have to do any tests or exams but if you do wish to try a qualification you may be able to take an SQA qualification here at The Learning Link. You can also go on to Orkney College, for example, to further your studies and take further qualifications.
A: Yes, one in five adults has difficulty with reading, writing or maths. Learners are all ages and come from all over Orkney including the isles.