Functional Skills Exams 2024

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PFS Team June 11, 2024

Introduction

 

MME’s exams run throughout the year and are open to anyone interested in taking a Functional Skills Level 2 exam, no matter your age or current education level. Functional Skills Level 2 exams in Maths and English are available at MME and these qualifications act as viable alternatives to GCSEs in these subjects. Specifically, achieving a Functional Skills Level 2 qualification in Maths and English is equivalent to a grade 4/C in GCSE Maths and English. Functional Skills qualifications can open up a number of exciting opportunities, such as university applications, apprenticeship programs, and employment. To learn more about MME’s exams, please fill out the form below and a team member will be in touch.

 

Functional Skills Level 2 Exams

 

Passing the Functional Skills Level 2 exams opens doors to University access, apprenticeship programs, and employment with organisations like the police, NHS or QTLS teaching, alongside various other career prospects. The qualification is 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 entirely online under remote invigilation. MME’s Functional Skills Level 2 exams also have no specific entry requirements and are available to sit six days a week (Monday to Saturday), all year round, making MME exams some of the most flexible around.

 

Functional Skills Maths Level 2 Exam

 

The Functional Skills Level 2 exam in Maths takes 2 hours. The first 30 minutes involves non-calculator assessments while the last 90 minutes involves calculator assessments. The exam is made up of 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 Level 2 maths 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 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 Level 2 exams in English involve 3 stages: a 1 hour reading exam; a 1 hour writing exam; and a 1 hour speaking, listening & communicating exam. Here’s what each exam involves:

— 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 Level 2 Exam?

All MME exams for Functional Skills Level 2 are regulated by Ofqual, and therefore government approved. This means that the Functional Skills Level 2 exams are official and will be acknowledged by the majority of universities, colleges, and employers in the UK. The exams are also equivalent to a GCSE Grade 4 or C in Maths and English. MME provides convenient exam dates for all Functional Skills Level 2 exams and the option to take the Level 2 exams online, from Monday to Saturday, all year round, offering flexibility in terms of where and when you can sit your exam.

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

Online Functional Skills Maths and English Level 2 Exams

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