Functional Skills

Functional Skills

Functional Skills Overview

Functional Skills courses and qualifications provide you with essential knowledge, skills and understanding of English and maths. Studying part-time, the emphasis is on learning practical skills that are designed to help learners gain the most out of work, education and everyday life. 

Available Functional Skills courses

Functional Skills – Mathematics Level 1

Functional Skills qualifications are designed to develop the learner’s ability to represent situations using mathematics, including analysing calculations, solving problems using mathematics, and interpreting mathematics to explain situations. Level 1 is assessed with a non-calculator and a calculator exam which wi...

Functional Skills – Mathematics Level 2

Functional Skills qualifications are designed to develop the learner’s ability to represent situations using mathematics, including analysing calculations, solving problems using mathematics, and interpreting mathematics to explain situations. Level 2 is assessed with a non-calculator and a calculator exam which wi...

Functional Skills English Level 1

The Level 1 Functional Skills in English equips learners with the fundamental applied skills needed to succeed in all aspects of life, work and learning, by developing their reading, writing and spoken skills. The course comprises of three elements; reading, writing,...

Functional Skills English Level 2

The level 2 Functional Skills English course is ideal for those looking to develop their knowledge, skills and confidence in relation to reading, understanding and summarising texts, writing and presenting information in a range of styles, and relaying information in a...