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Mathematics Functional Skills Onscreen Exam - At Our Centre.

Mathematics Functional Skills Onscreen Exam - At Our Centre.

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Onscreen Functional Skills exams can be booked at any time throughout the year.

Results are emailed to candidates 10-14 working days after the test but can take up to 28 days.

Functional Skills certificates are posted up to two weeks after the results have been issued.

GCSE Equivalent Qualification accepted by colleges, universities and training providers.

    Colleges and Universities will accept Functional Skills Onscreen Qualification as being equivalent to GCSE.

    Functional Skills Exams are available every
    Wednesdays 10am, 1pm and Saturdays 10 am.

    Edexcel Functional Skills On Screen Examinations. One exam (1 hour 45 minutes).

    (Require 37 from 64 marks for a Pass from 16 Questions).
    (4 non calculator questions  + 12 calculator questions).

    Functional Skills Level 1 Mathematics and Functional Skills Level 2 Mathematics aims to ensure that each individual is able to solve problems in real-life, functional contexts and develop skills in:

    • Using numbers and the number system –whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percentages.
    • Using common measures, shapes and space.
    • Handling information and data.

    Functional Skills Mathematics Level 1 and Functional Skills Mathematics Level 2  qualifications are designed to give learners the skills to operate confidently, effectively and independently in education, work and everyday life. Functional Skills Mathematics Level 2 have been created in response to employers’ perceptions that many learners are not achieving a sufficiently firm grounding in the basics.

    Tutor Information

    Our Functional Skills Maths Course is designed for those who wish to undertake a short and intensive course covering the curriculum of the Edexcel Functional Skills Maths examination.

    4 x 1 hours lessons
    You will receive four online lessons each session is one hour long and is conducted on a 1-2-1 basis ensuring that you receive personal and intensive tuition.

    Sessions can be arranged at a day and time to suit you best and as they are conducted over Zoom there’s no need to worry about travelling to sessions.

    Practice Functional Skills

    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. 

    The Sample Test Player software must be installed on a Window 10 computer or laptop for the links to work. 

    The practise tests can only be used on laptop or computer and cannot be used on mobile phone or tablet.

    Maths Specification Content Covered Level 1
    Edexcel Maths Direct Page Content Covered Level 2
    Sample Test Player Download Working Grid Tutorial
    Maths Sample Test Level 1 Maths Sample Test Level 2
    Test Level 1 v1
    Test Level 1 v2
    Test Level 1 v3
    Test Level 1 v4
    Test Level 2 v1
    Test Level 2 v2
    Test Level 2 v3
    Test Level 2 v4

    Functional Skills Videos


    Q. Which examination board do you use for Functional Skills tests?
    A. The Functional Skills tests are administered by Pearson / Edexcel.

    Q. Can I use a calculator in the Functional Skills Mathematics test?
    A. The Functional Skills mathematics has both non-calculator and calculator questions. There is an on-screen calculator which candidates can use in the calculator section of the tests.

    Q. Which Functional Skills level is equivalent to GCSE?
    A. Level 2 is generally accepted as equivalent to GCSE.

    Q. Are there pass grades in Functional Skills?
    A. Functional Skills Tests are either Pass or Fail. There are no grades awarded.

    Q. How long does it take for results to be issued? 
    A. Results are usually available and emailed to candidates 10-14 days after the tests but in exceptional cases this could take up to 28 days.

    Q. Where are the functional skills tests held?
    A. The Functional Skills tests are held at our centre in Birmingham.

    Q. How long are functional skills test
    Functional Skills Maths - The Functional Skills Maths Test lasts 1 hour 45 minutes.

    Q. What happens if I fail my Functional Skills Exam
    A. Once you have received your results you can book another test. Instructions concerning re-takes will be emailed with the results.

    Q. Are the Functional Skills tests paper based?
    A. The Functional Skills tests are taken on a computer. There are practise tests available on our website so candidates can familiarise themselves with how the tests work.

    Q. Can I request a re-mark?
    A. Remark is available for Onscreen Functional skills exams. The fee is £50 and must be requested within 28 days after receiving your results.

    Q. Do I receive a hard copy certificate?
    Yes, these are usually sent out 10-14 days after you received your results. These are posted by recorded delivery. Please keep your certificate safe as there is a charge for replacements.
    All three components of the English Functional skills must have a PASS to receive a Certificate.

    Q. I have learning difficulties.
    Candidates with learning difficulties can apply for 25% extra time.  Candidates must supply either a recent psychologist report, an Education Health and Care plan (EHC Plan) or a report from your Doctor listing your learning difficulties and must mention that extra time is required during educational examinations before booking the exam. Please note this arrangement does not apply for GCSE and A Level.

    Q. Is there any age limits taking the functional skills tests?
    A There is no set age limit for taking Functional Skills tests.

    Q. How many times can resit on-screen Functional skills test?
    A. Learners can resit the tests as many times as required. Resits can be booked after the results have been released.

    Q. What is the cancellation policy?
    To cancel a functional skills test and to receive a refund we must be informed by email five days prior to the test.  No refunds will be issued after the five day cancellation period.

    email to cancel:

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