- Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment(QCF)
- Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment (QCF)
- Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement (QCF)
- Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (QCF)
- Level 4 Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (QCF)
- Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (QCF)
Functional Skill Maths qualifications are designed to develop the learner’s ability to represent situations using mathematics, analyse calculations, solve problems and interpret mathematics to explain situations. It is recognised by employers and most universities as being an equivalent level to GCSEs.
This course is for those who do not have a current qualification (e.g. GCSE) in Mathematics, or whose qualification is more than five years old. These qualifications have been accredited onto the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) and are eligible for public funding as determined by the Department for Education (DfE) under Section 96 of the Learning and Skills Act 2000.
The Functional Skill Maths qualification is taught at 5 different levels: Entry 1, Entry 2, and Entry 3, Level 1 and Level 2. The Level 2 Functional Skills qualification in Mathematics assesses the following three interrelated process skills.
In order to pass this qualification, the evidence that you present for assessment needs to demonstrate that you can meet all the skill standards for the qualification. The coverage and range determine the mathematical content that you should be able to use in functional contexts in order to achieve the qualification. On completion of this qualification a learner should:
You will be assessed in a single, external test (either paper-based or onscreen on demand). In order to pass this qualification, the evidence that the learner presents for assessment needs to demonstrate that they can meet all the skill standards for the qualification. The coverage and range determine the mathematical content that learners should be able to use in functional contexts in order to achieve the qualification.
Assessment structure for the test
You will be provided with a username and password, to log in our online learning platform. You will be able to access your course material, use the online resources to practice. If you have any queries, you are able to contact your tutor or one of our advisers by email, phone or arrange a virtual meeting (if necessary).
Use of technology is highly encouraged in learning and development. Some assessments can be carried out using Skype, video, webinars or any web conference. Fast track is possible for those who are dedicated to studying at a fast pace, have resources and access to learning opportunities.
You will need to undertake an initial assessment in our centre, to determine which level will be most suitable for you
Exam Only: £70.00
Tuition & Exam: £220.00
It includes registration with the awarding body, assessment and certification.
This is just for you to sit for the functional skill English exam. However, for those interested in tuition, the underpinning knowledge is delivered over 16 weeks.
Any time (Online)