Functional Skills Exam
Does your intended college or university course ask for a GCSE English or Maths equivalent qualification? Many colleges and universities will accept this qualification as being equivalent to a GCSE. Functional Skills examinations are level 2 qualifications and are taken at our centre in Sparkhill. They are on-line tests and can be booked at any time throughout the year. Results are usually emailed 7-14 days after the test.
To book examinations with us, print and complete our Exam Application Form.
Functional Skills Mathematics Exam
Edexcel Functional Skills On Screen Examinations.
Functional Skills Level 1 or Level 2 Mathematics £99.
One exam (1½ hours) £99.
Functional Skills Mathematics, Level 1 & 2, aims to ensure that each individual is able to solve problems in real-life, functional contexts and develop skills in:
- Representing situations using mathematics
- Analysing calculations and solving problems
- Interpreting the mathematics to explain situations
Functional Skills Mathematics qualifications are designed to give learners the skills to operate confidently, effectively and independently in education, work and everyday life. They have been created in response to employers’ perceptions that many learners are not achieving a sufficiently firm grounding in the basics
Additional Course Details
In addition to the fixed assessment opportunities throughout the year, we also offer onscreen, on-demand tests for functional skills in English (Reading and Writing) and mathematics across Levels 2.
Functional Skills English Exam
Level 1 & 2 Functional Skills English
Functional Skills Level 1 or Level 2 English £190.
One reading exam – 45 to 60 minutes £80.
One writing exam – 45 to 60 minutes £80.
One speaking test – 20 minutes £30
The aims of these qualifications are to develop learner understanding and skills in:
•Speaking, Listening and Communication – take full part in formal and informal discussions and exchanges that include unfamiliar subjects.
•Reading – read and understand a range of straightforward texts.
•Writing – write a range of texts to communicate information, ideas and opinions using formats and styles suitable for their purpose and audience.
•Speaking, Listening and Communication – make a range of contributions to discussions in a range of contexts, including those that are unfamiliar, and make effective presentations.
•Reading – select, read, understand and compare texts and use them to gather information, ideas, arguments and opinions.
•Writing – write a range of texts, including extended written documents communication information, ideas and opinions, effectively and persuasively.
Additional Info & Support
Functional Skills ICT Exam
Additional Course Details
|Sample ???? Test||Answers|
|Sample Test Level 1|
|Sample Test Level 2|
|On screen Practise Test Level 1||Mark Scheme|
|On Screen Practice Test Level 2||Mark Scheme|
|On Screen Test Sample assessment Level 1||Mark Scheme|
|On Screen Test Sample assessment Level 2||Mark Scheme|