functional skills maths

Online Functional Skills Maths

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MME Team 31 July 2021

Online Functional Skills Maths  

Online functional skills maths revision and exams are growing in popularity all the time as the online format is accessible and convenient. The pandemic has caused many people to change their habits and a behaviour that was already changing was learners shifting to online learning; the pandemic has helped to speed up this shift. Now, from the comfort of your own home, you can access all of the materials you need to complete a functional skills maths qualification, for both level 1 and level 2.


Online Functional Skills Maths Revision

You can access all the revision materials you need from online courses to functional skills maths level 2 past papers. At MME we have online courses for both level 1 and level 2 maths. In addition to this we freely provide access to the past papers as well as additional resources such as our pre-assessment. The MME pre-assessment enables you to work through a series of questions, similar to exam questions, and pin point the topic areas you need to work on in order to pass the qualification. For those leaners who still like something physical to revise from there are always products that you can order to be delivered to your home such as revision guides, exam papers and revision cards. Once you have done your revision and you are feeling ready to pass the exam, then you can even book it from home and take it at home, as explained below. 


Online Functional Skills Maths Exam

You can book and take your functional skills maths exam online! MME is one of the first and most popular providers of the Ofqual regulated online functional skills maths exams. You can take both the level 2 and level 1 online maths exam at home with online invigilation. Because the level 2 qualification is equivalent to a GCSE grade C/ level 4, it is an extremely popular exam to take as it enables learners to apply to University courses as well as enhancing employment prospects. The following frequently asked questions cover the most popular questions the learners have regarding the online functional skills maths exams. 


Will my University accept this qualification? 

The short answer is yes. On most UCAS applications Universities are looking for a GCSE ‘or equivalent’ is the terminology they will use. The most popular and widely accepted GCSE equivalent is the functional skills maths level 2 qualification

Are the online exams safe? 

Yes the exam systems are safe and the invigilators who administer the examinations are very well trained and watch throughout the exam. 

Is an online exam as good as a paper based on? 

Yes there is no difference in qualification, your certificate will not state it is online as this isn’t relevant. The only thing that is important is that you have obtained the qualification. 

Are the online maths exams official? 

Yes, the online maths exams are Ofqual regulated which means they are UK government approved and very official! 

If I pass will I get a hard copy of the certificate? 

Yes we provide a digital copy and paper based copy of the certificate which is posted out to your home address. 

Do I have to have special software and be good with computers? 

No, as long as you can work a basic Laptop or PC then you do not need to have any special software or technical ability. 

Why should I choose an online functional skills maths test over a centre based exam?

Most people go for this option as it is more convenient with results being released much faster and there is no hassle with travelling to a test centre. Additionally, with the MME exams you can take them at multiple different times during the day, evening and even weekends, unlike centres which have strict times and are not usually open out of hours. 

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