Edexcel Functional Skills On Screen Exam
Functional Skills Onscreen examinations are level 2 qualifications conducted on 17 inch intel i7 laptops at our centre in Sparkhill Birmingham.
Many colleges and universities will accept Functional Skills onscreen qualification as being equivalent to a GCSE.
Onscreen Functional Skills tests can be booked at any time throughout the year.
Results are usually emailed to candidates 10-14 working days after the test but can take up to 28 days.
Test available: Wednesday 11 am or 1 pm and Saturday 11 am.
Candidates registered after 1st September 2019 will be booked for the new Functional Skills specification and tests will only be available from 1st October 2019. Results will take a minimum for 28 days after the test.
Edexcel Functional Skills Mathematics Exam
Level 1 & 2 Functional Skills Maths
Functional Skills Level 1 or Level 2 Mathematics £99.
Edexcel Functional Skills On Screen Examinations.
One exam (1½ hours).
(Require 30 from 48 marks for a Pass)
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
Practice Functional skills Maths onscreen test
Links below are for candidates to practice before sitting the test which replicates the look and feel of the functional skills maths onscreen testing program. Further Maths practice tests are available via the functional skills Sample Test Player which can be downloaded directly from the Edexcel website. The practise test can be used on laptops or computers and cannot be used on mobile phones or tablets.
Sample Test Player Download
|Maths Specification||Click here|
|Test below require flash player|
|Sample Test Level 1||Answers|
|Sample Test Level 2||Answers|
Edexcel Functional Skills English Exam
Level 1 & 2 Functional Skills English
Functional Skills Level 1 or Level 2 English £180.
One reading exam – 45 to 60 minutes £80.
(Require 19 from 30 marks for a Pass)
One writing exam – 45 to 60 minutes £80.
(Require 18 from 30 marks for a Pass)
One speaking test – 30 minutes £20. Click for Sample
(Speaking tests are conducted once a month on a Saturday at 1pm.)
(Next speaking test Saturday 31st August 2019 at 1pm.)
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.
Practice Functional skills English onscreen test
Links below are for candidates to practice before sitting the test which replicates the look and feel of the functional skills English onscreen testing program. Further English practice tests are available via the functional skills Sample Test Player which can be downloaded directly from the Edexcel website. The practise test can be used on laptops or computers and cannot be used on mobile phones or tablets.
Sample Test Player Download
|English Specification||Click here|
|Sample English Reading Test|
|Sample Test Level 2|
How to book Functional Skills Exams
1. Print the Exam Application form.
2. Enter your name, address, date of birth, telephone numbers and email address clearly then enter the details of the examinations you wish to take.
You do not have to fill in the section ‘Cash in Code’ for Functional Skills exams.
3. Attach a new passport sized photograph then photocopy either your driving licence or passport to be sent with the completed application form.
4. You must sign page 2 and 3 of the application form.
5. Application form can be scanned as a PDF file and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or posted to via royal mail recorded service.
6. Payment can be made via our website from the Exam application form page for emailed applications forms or include a cheque/postal order for postal application.
Payment must be made at the time of emailing or posting the application form.
7. When we receive the Functional Skills Onscreen application form we will phone the candidate to arrange a suitable time and date to conduct the test.
Test can be requested on evenings and weekends.
Tests are currently being conducted on Wednesdays during the summer holidays and must be pre-booked before attending.