Level 2 Qualification

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PFS Team October 20, 2023


A level 2 qualification in functional skills maths or English are vital for students wanting to progress into higher education for courses such as nursing ands midwifery. This is because they are equivalent to a grade 4 or C at GCSE. Level 2 functional skills exams are a simple pass or fail so you don’t have to worry about achieving a high mark to gain your level 2 qualification.

Pass My GCSE recommend Pass Functional Skills to help you on your way to gaining your level 2 qualification in maths and/or English functional skills. Pass Functional Skills provide Ofqual regulated exams and high quality online courses to help you on your way to gaining your level 2 functional skills qualification.

Submit the form below and one of out support team will be in touch, who will be able to talk you through your options and whether a level 2 qualification is right for you.

English Functional Skills Level 2 Exams

The functional skills English exams are sat from home, with 1-1 online invigilation. Exams can be sat all year round, as well as on weekends and evenings, so we will be able to find a time for your exam that suits you and your schedule. There is generally less content than a traditional GCSE making it ideal for adult learners with other commitments.

The functional skills English qualification is split up into 3 separate exams: Reading, writing, and speaking, listening & communication.

Functional Skills English Level 2 Exam

Maths Functional Skills Level 2 Exams

Level 2 exams for maths can also be sat at home with an online invigilator. Typically, Maths level 2 functional skills exams are 1 paper that is split into two sections: calculator and non-calculator. There are three separate areas that you will be assessed on, these are: Using numbers, understanding measure, shape & space and handling information & data.

Functional Skills Maths Level 2 Exam

Level 2 Functional Skills Courses

Pass Functional Skills provide revision tutorial videos, practice and exam style questions, mock exams, all with written or video solutions and progress tracking through their online course. This service is available for both English and maths.

Functional Skills English Level 2 Course

Functional Skills Maths Level 2 Course

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