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Functional Skills English and Maths Bundle

This English and Maths Functional Skills Level 2 Online Course will develop your English and Math knowledge as a key life skill, and as a basis for more advanced study.

The course aims to build learners’ confidence in their own abilities and skills

functional skills english and maths

Enrolment Fee:

£450.00

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Description

This English and Maths Functional Skills Level 2 Online Course is ideal for anyone wishing to gain a knowledge and understanding of this subject. You will also find this course extremely valuable if you are looking for a progression route for further training whilst employed or are applying for a College or University.

This course will help develop students’ knowledge of English and Maths as a key life skill and will help form a basis for more advanced study.

The Functional Skills qualification is one of the most popular and flexible of courses. Functional Skills will allow you to gain a level 2 qualification much quicker than if you were to take IGCSES. The exams are available monthly, and can either be sat at a local exam centre or with us online. The course fees on our website include access to our online student portal where you will work alongside a specialised Functional Skills Tutor who will help you as you progress through the study materials and assessments. You will be able to ask your tutor questions throughout and  if you need something explained further your tutor will often send you further materials. As you get more confident, your tutor will set a series of practise exam papers, so you’ll know what to expect in the exams so you should feel confident when you take the real thing.

Support

The course will be delivered online via our online portal, including Tutor Support for 12 months. All assignments are marked by one of our professional Functional Skills Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course.

You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

Assessment

You must successfully complete a series of assignments. Once all assignments and activities have been completed satisfactorily, you will then be ready to take your final exam. The final exam can either be sat online, via us, or through one of our many approved examination centre available nationally.

Please Note: Students will be required to arrange and pay for their examinations either online with us, or at an approved centre. We can provide an extensive list of these centres for you.

Modules

This course is structured as follows:

Functional Skills English

Reading

This will involve getting used to reading different kinds of texts and pinpointing ideas and details. You will be able to compare texts, selecting relevant information with the use of tables.

You will learn how to summarise information gaining an understanding of the purpose of text and how writers communicate meaning. You will also learn how to respond to texts.

Speaking, listening and communication

This will help you gain the valuable skill of taking part in discussions and making effective presentations.

Writing

Before writing, you will learn to think about your audience and determine the purpose of your writing. Planning is key and you will practice organising your writing so that you are ready to write formal letters, a briefing paper, make a convincing argument and write a report.

Functional Skills Maths

Number

Fractions

Decimals

Percentages and Ratio

Rounding and Estimation

Functional Calculations

Measures

Functional Measures

Shape and Space

Functional Shapes

Handling Data

Functional Handling Data

Q&A

You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.

Our Functional Skills courses are flexible. We understand that circumstances change and sometimes things can take a little longer. If you go over the 12 month period then talk to us. We are more than happy to discuss these options with you. 

The flexibility of Functional Skills is why it is so popular. They are designed to get you a Level 2 qualification that many universities and employers want quickly. The exams are available monthly, both online and in a local exam centre to yourself. So in theory, you could pass your Functional Skills in a matter of weeks, and gain that Level 2 qualification. 

In order to gain a qualification that is accepted universally, in schools, colleges, universities and in the workplace, you have to take an examination. We know that exams are not always a favourite for some people, so we have tried to make them as hassle free as possible by offering online remote exams for our Functional Skills courses. You can sit them at home, in familiar settings, without the hassle of having to find an exam centre to make it as hassle free as possible. 

Not only that, but if you choose the online remote exams, then should you not pass first time around, then a free resit is included. 

Yes, of course. When you enrol you will work alongside your Functional Skills tutor to work your way through the course. As you complete your tasks, your tutor will set you a series of exam papers to work through to make sure you know what you will be facing in the exam. 

Your tutor wont put you forward to your exam until you are ready, and will set you more practise papers to complete whilst you wait. 

Your tutor will go through the options with you once you are ready. When you are ready, then you will need to pay for your exam fees. 

Once you are booked in, there is typically a 2-4 week wait before sitting the exam, plenty of time to get in some extra revision. 

We can help you find a local exam centre, or we can offer our online remote exams.

Below shows the cost of our online exams where they are remotely invigilated. (which includes one free resit) 

Functional Skills English (3 x exams) £195

Functional Skills Maths (1 x exam) £145

Functional Skills ICT (1 x exam) £145

You may be able to find cheaper exam centres out there should you look around. We can help you with a list of centres in the UK. All of the exam centres set their own fees, so we cant give you exact figures, but typically they range from £80-£200 per exam.

Remote Exam

As well as offering exams via centres, we also offer onscreen remotely invigilated external assessments.

EXAMS COSTS

Below shows the approximate cost of our online exams where they are remotely invigilated

Functional Skills English (3 x exams) £195

Functional Skills Maths (1 x exam) £145

Functional Skills ICT (1 x exam) £145

FREE RESIT

We do not put learners forward for their exams unless we are confident they are ready.

Sometimes, an exam can be overwhelming if you have not taken one in a while. Therefore if anything was to happen, we do also offer one free resit within the costs above. Please note that the free resit is only offered with our online exams.

REQUIREMENTS

For you to sit a remotely invigilated assessment you’ll need the following equipment/environment:

  • Laptop/desktop with webcam and microphone
  • Wi-Fi connection (Min 1Mbit/s Upload | Min 10Mbit/s Download)
  • Smartphone or Tablet (Apple iOS 8.0 / Android 4.1 or higher)
  • Suitable test environment (quiet room with no distractions).

Your laptop/desktop will run the assessment software and your smart phone or tablet will be used to record you and the assessment. The assessment itself cannot be undertaken on a smartphone or tablet or macbook/chromebook