Functional Skills Exams 2024

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MME Team 11 June 2024

Introduction

 

MME’s Functional Skills exams are open to anyone interested in taking a Functional Skills Level 2 qualification, regardless of age or current education level. Functional Skills Level 2 exams in Maths and English are available with MME and these qualifications are suitable alternatives to GCSEs. Achieving a Functional Skills Level 2 qualification in Maths and English is equivalent to a grade 4/C at GCSE in these subjects. Functional Skills qualifications are here to open up many exciting opportunities, such as university and further education, apprenticeship schemes and programs, and employment. To find out more about MME’s Functional Skills exams, please fill out the form below and a team member will be in touch with you.

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Functional Skills Exams

 

The Functional Skills Level 2 exams are here to give you the opportunity to gain qualifications that open doors to University, apprenticeships, and employment, including employment with major UK organisations such as the police, the NHS, and QTLS teaching, alongside many others. The Functional Skills exams are regulated by Ofqual and approved by the UK government, meaning they will be recognised by the majority of organisations in the UK.

MME offers Functional Skills Level 2 exams that can be completed remotely under online invigilation via webcam. MME’s Functional Skills exams have no specific entry requirements and acan be sat six days a week (Monday to Saturday), year round, making MME’s Functional Skills exams some of the most flexible available.

 

Functional Skills Maths Level 2 Exam

 

The Functional Skills exam in Maths takes 2 hours. The first 30 minutes covers non-calculator assessments while the last 90 minutes covers calculator assessments. The exam is made up of the following 3 core areas:

— Using Numbers: Consisting of the building blocks of maths, with calculations involving decimals, fractions and percentages.
— Common Measures, Shape and Space: Expanding on the skills in Using Numbers and applying them to real world scenarios, covering topics such as ratio, compound growth, and volumes of 3D shapes.
—Handling Information and Data: Testing your understanding of data across topics such as finding the mean, probability, and interpreting scatter graphs.

 

To learn more about the Functional Skills Maths exam and what is involved, click the link below or call 020 8163 2020.

Online Functional Skills Maths and English Level 2 Exams

 

 

Exam Board Coverage

MME work with 2 exam boards to deliver the Functional Skills Maths Level 2 exams: Open Awards and City & Guilds. To learn more about the exam boards we cater to, click here.

 

Functional Skills English Level 2 Exam

 

The Functional Skills exams in English involve: a 1 hour reading exam, a 1 hour writing exam, and a 1 hour speaking, listening & communicating exam. The exams cover:

— Writing: Assesses your ability to write clearly and effectively, with the correct grammar, spelling and punctuation.
— Reading: Assesses your analysis of different abstracts or texts, focusing on their language, structure, and presentational features, while discussing a number of sources.
— Speaking, listening and communication: A group assessment with other learners via video call, assessing your ability to effectively communicate, speak, and listen.

 

To learn more about the Functional Skills Level 2 English exam and what is involved, use the link below or call 020 8163 2020.

Online Functional Skills Maths and English Level 2 Exams

 

 

Exam Board Coverage

MME work with 2 exam boards to deliver the Functional Skills English Level 2 exams: Open Awards and City & Guilds. To learn more about the exam boards we work with, click here.

 

Why Choose a MME Functional Skills Exam?

All of MME’s Functional Skills exams are regulated by Ofqual and approved by the government. Therefore, the Functional Skills exams will be acknowledged by the majority of UK universities, colleges, and employers. The qualifications are equivalent to Maths and English GCSEs at Grade 4 or C. MME’s Functional Skills exams can be sat on convenient dates and times for learners, and MEE provides the option to take the Functional Skills exams online, Monday to Saturday, all year round, offering flexibility in where and when you can sit your Functional Skills exams.

To learn more about the Functional Skills exams offered by MME, check out the link below or call 020 8163 2020 to speak with a member of the team today.

Online Functional Skills Maths and English Level 2 Exams

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