What are functional skills?

At the York Maths Tutors, our goal is to ensure that you are fully informed about the different Maths qualifications available to you. One of which is Functional Skills. What are functional skills you may ask? Well, they ate the= GCSE equivalent qualification is a passing grade in the subject. So is worth a grade of C/4 in GCSE Maths (they also have an English subject option). The qualification itself is used by learners of all ages to get into university, apprenticeship courses, as well as jobs. Giving you many new opportunities that were previously unavailable due to you not having the correct grades. Especially as these types of qualifications are mandatory in most cases.


The Functional Skills Maths Level 2 Online Exam can be taken from the comfort of your own home. Once you have booked the exam and chosen your desired date and time. You will need to revise, Pass Functional Skills offers a specialized Functional Skills Maths Level 2 Course to help with this. Teaching you everything you need to know for the exam. Once the day of the exam has arrived, around 15 minutes before the exam is scheduled to start. Your personal online invigilator will invite you to a video call. Where you will go through checks to ensure that the exam will be taken in exam conditions. Once the exam has been completed, you will need to wait for your results. This can take around 2 weeks. Once you have received your results by email, you will be able to see if you passed. If so, then you will be awarded an official Functional Skills certificate from the awarding body.


Pass Functional Skills also works closely with some of the major exam boards in the UK. These are Open Awards, City & Guilds, and NCFE. Ensuring that all regulations are met, helping to ensure that your qualification is valid and will be accepted across England.


If you have any questions, or just need help with booking your Functional Skills Maths Level 2 Online Exam. Don’t delay, contact us today!


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