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Functional Skills Maths & English Level 2

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Level 2 Maths & English Course Highlights:

  • This qualification is equivalent to GCSE grade C or 4
  • Take the Exam from Home – Guaranteed Fast Track Results
  • Exam Booking within 2 Working Days of Enrolment
  • Remote Exam Online or Paper based both option available
  • Course Duration: 110 hours
  • Unlimited Access to Course Materials
  • Get Free Mock Tests & Free Past Papers
  • Extra 25% Time for people with Learning Difficulties
  • NCFE, Pearson Edexcel & Open Awards all are OFQUAL-regulated and nationally recognised

Exam slots are available 24*7 from Monday to Sunday. If you are in a rush and would like to book your exam sooner, then you can book your remote online exam within 3 working days for Open Awards, 2 working days of enrolment for NCFE and within 7 working days for Pearson Edexcel.

Please note the exam price advertised on the website for the Open Awards remote invigilation exam is applicable for weekdays (Monday to Friday between 9 am to 5 pm). If you would like to book the Open Awards remote invigilation exam at the weekend then there is an additional £25+Vat applicable.

The new assessment and result dates by NCFE is-

  • Delivery mode: Paper-based
  • Assessment date to and from: 19/02/2024 – 02/04/2024
  • Results release: 09/04/2024
  • Delivery mode: On-screen and RI
  • Assessment date to and from: 20/05/2024 – 27/06/2024
  • Results release: 04/07/2024

(Note that this only applies to the mentioned exam type and if you book the exam during the dates mentioned above. Also, this will not affect the schedule of the other exam types and results.)

Our expert designed Functional Skills Maths & English Level 2 Course has smart learning options that provide the necessary numeracy knowledge and skills to excel in Functional Skills Maths and English.

Our course is tailored to meet your specific needs and help you achieve your academic and career goals from the comfort of your home.

You also get the opportunity to book Live 1:1 tutor support via Zoom.

You can decide the exam date and place according to your convenience.

Functional Skills Maths Level 2 

You can decide the exam date and place according to your convenience. 

Awarding Body  Paper Based Exam in Centre  On Screen Exam in Centre  Remote Online Exam – From Home  Results 
Edexcel  Book within 15 days  Book within 24 Hours  Book within 7 working days  Get results in 20 working days 
NCFE  Book within 10 working days  Book within 24 Hours  Book within 2 working days  Get results in only 7 days 
Open Awards  N/A  N/A  Book within 2 working days  Get results in only 16 to 32 working days 

 

Functional Skills English Level 2 

You can decide the exam date and place according to your convenience. 

Awarding Body  Paper Based Exam in Centre  On Screen Exam in Centre  Remote Online Exam – From Home  Results 
Edexcel  Book within 15 days  Book within 24 Hours  Book within 7 working days  Get results in 20 working days 
NCFE  Book within 10 working days  Book within 24 Hours  Book within 2 working days  Get results in only 7 days 
Open Awards  N/A  N/A  Book within 2 working days  Get results in only 16 working days 

 

*Offline examinations will be held at our Swindon and London centres. Please contact us for more information.

  • NCFE, Pearson Edexcel and Open Awards are OFQUAL-regulated and nationally recognised; however, the only difference lies in the exam booking and result turn-around time.
  • You can book your remote online exam within 2 working days of enrolment for NCFE, within 7 working days for Pearson Edexcel and within 3 working days for Open Awards.
  • You can get your NCFE results in 7 days, your Edexcel results in 20 working days and your Open Awards results within 16 working days.
  • All of the awarding bodies are accepted by universities and apprenticeships. This distinction allows learners to choose the awarding body that aligns best with their educational and career goals.

This Level 2 Functional Skills Maths and English course will help you build a solid foundation in mathematics. Throughout the course, it will provide you with various learning materials and activities to enhance your understanding of these subjects.

  • Initial Assessment: To identify the current level of a student’s abilities and recommend the appropriate course to enrol in upon completion.
  • Diagnostic Assessment: Identifies skill gaps and produces an individual learning plan
  • Learning Resources: Comprehensive video tutorials, practice quizzes & topic-based tests
  • Progress Tracker: To record your progress in the course
  • Free Mock Test: Access our free mock test facility for professional feedback and to prepare for the final exam.

This level 2 Maths and English qualification is available to all students of all academic backgrounds; no experience or previous qualifications are required. However, you will require a laptop/desktop computer and a good internet connection.

Functional Skills Maths Level 2 

The Functional Skills NCFE, Pearson Edexcel and Open Awards Qualification in Mathematics Level 2 consist of one externally assessed assessment that comprises two sections- a non-calculator section (calculator prohibited) and a calculator section (calculator permitted). 

The assessments are available as paper-based and onscreen, on-demand assessments. 

Section A (Non-calculator) 
Awarding Body  Exam Duration  Total Marks  Questions Cover 
Edexcel  25 minutes  16  25% 
NCFE / Open Awards  30 minutes  15  25% 

 

Section B (Calculator) 
Awarding Body  Exam Duration  Total Marks  Questions Cover 
Edexcel  1 hour 30 minutes  48  75% 
NCFE / Open Awards  1 hour 30 minutes  45  75% 

Pass Mark (NCFE): Learners are required to achieve an overall (from sections A and B) (57% – 62%) mark to pass the exam. Please note, the marks varies for individual exam papers so for all the exam papers the pass marks is not fixed for NCFE exam. 

Pass Mark (Open Awards): Pass Marks for Level 2 Maths assessments vary per assessment version and are set following standardisation and awarding activities. 

Each Maths assessment is designed to enable a minimally competent learner to achieve a pass mark of 36 out of 60. However, the awarding process will determine specifically where the pass mark sits for each assessment version. Therefore, the pass mark may vary between assessments. 

Functional Skills English Level 2 

The Pearson Edexcel, NCFE and Open Awards Functional Skills Qualification in English at Level 2 consist of 3 exams, these are Reading, Writing and Speaking, Listening and Communicating. 

Speaking, Listening and Communicating (SLC) Exam 
Awarding Body  Duration  Number of Marks 
Pearson Edexcel / NCFE / Open Awards  Up to 25 minutes  Pass/Fail 

SLS Exam Pearson Edexcel / NCFE: Speaking, listening and communicating are assessed through one 5-minute presentation and linked question and answer session in groups of three to five and one 15-minute formal discussion together in groups of three to five learners. This exam will be conducted via Microsoft Teams. 

SLS Exam Open Awards: Speaking, listening and communicating are assessed through one 10-minute presentation and linked question and answer session in groups of three to four and one 10-minute formal discussion together in groups of three to five learners. This exam will be conducted via Microsoft Teams. 

 

Reading Exam 
Awarding Body  Duration  Number of Marks  Pass Mark 
Pearson Edexcel  75 minutes  35  65% 
NCFE  60 minutes  30  53% – 57% 
Open Awards  60 minutes  30  18 out of 30 

Reading is assessed through a test consisting of multiple-choice, short open-response and medium open-response questions. 

Writing Exam 
Awarding Body  Duration  Number of Marks  Pass Mark 
Pearson Edexcel  60 minutes  36  63% 
NCFE  60 minutes  44  57% – 61% 
Open Awards  60 minutes  60  36 out of 60. 

 Reading/Writing Exam Pass Mark: Learners are required to achieve an overall percentage of marks mentioned in the above table to pass the English reading exam. However, the awarding process will determine specifically where the pass mark sits for each assessment version. Therefore, the pass mark may vary between assessments. 

Open Awards:

  • Course Materials – £275
  • Official Remote Exam Only – £335
  • Course Materials + Official Exam + Unlimited Tutor Support via Email – £570
  • Course + Exam + Attend Live Zoom Class Every Week + 2 Hours Live 1:1 Zoom Class + Expert Feedback on Mock Test – £645

NCFE/EDEXCEL:

  • Course Materials – £275
  • Official Paper-Based Exam (Venue: SN2 8BW/ NW10 7JH) [NCFE/Edexcel Only] –  £309
  • Official Remote Exam Only – £419
  • Course Materials + Official Exam + Unlimited Tutor Support via Email – £609
  • Course + Exam + Attend Live Zoom Class Every Week + 2 Hours Live 1:1 Zoom Class + Expert Feedback on Mock Test – £719

Additional Features

  • Access to On-Demand Classes
  • Opportunity to Book 1:1 Live Tutor Support via Zoom
  • Enrol in Our Course and Prepare for the Exam from Home
  • Get a Free Mock Test with Professional Feedback

Recognised Accreditation

This Functional Skills Maths and English Level 2 has been independently accredited by Pearson Edexcel, NCFE and Open Awards also regulated by Ofqual. The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) is responsible for regulating qualifications, assessments, and examinations in England.

Pearson Edexcel is the most prestigious awarding body, for an academic and vocational qualifications. Pearson Edexcel qualifications are regulated by Ofqual and recognised by universities and employers across the world.

 

NCFE is a charity and awarding organisation that provides qualifications in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. It is regulated by Ofqual in England and recognised in Wales and Northern Ireland.

 

Open Awards

Open Awards is an awarding organisation that offers a wide range of qualifications across various sectors, including education, health and social care, and business. Their qualifications are regulated by Ofqual and are designed to meet the needs of learners and employers. Open Awards also works closely with educational institutions and employers to ensure their qualifications are relevant and up-to-date.

Course Curriculum

English Level 2 : Unit 1 - Speaking and Listening

The speaking and listening section entails comprehensive learning and activities, including presenting and narrating skills, argument presentation techniques, and more.

Lesson 1.1: Numbers and the Number System

The number system gives you a general insight into the mathematical operations regarding the given numbers. You will also acquire skills in division, multiplication, addition and subtraction, which require steps in real-life contexts.

Lesson 1.2: Fractions and Decimals

You will be learning many types of fractions, including improper fractions, proper fractions, equivalent fractions and more. Along with this, you will learn Ordering Decimal Numbers, Subtracting Decimals, multiplying and dividing decimals and more, which enables you to apply real-world problem-solving.

Lesson 1.3: Percentages

You will learn to calculate the Percentage and how to express a Number as a Percentage of Another. Interpreting the Original Value, Calculating Percent Increase and Decrease, and so on. This learning you can easily apply in real-life counting issues along with increasing your rational thinking.

Lesson 1.4: Ratio and Proportion

You will be learning to calculate the Total Amounts using Ratios, direct Proportion, Inverse Proportion and many more things, which help you in doing comparisons, learning science and engineering and more.

Lesson 1.5: Formula

You will learn the definition of formulas Formula Using Words, Multi-Step Formulas, Formula Using Letters and so on. Learning formulas has a large impact on real life as these formulas are used extensively in measuring, building infrastructure and more.

English Level 2 : Unit 2: Reading

Learn to read a text with the help of scanning, skimming, detailed reading, and also, learn how to find organisational features’ purpose from the text.

Lesson 2.1: Money Math

You will be mastering Solving Money Related Questions, including percentage-based discounts, discounts Related to Fractions, Profit and Percentage, etc. This money math learning will also help you to understand money-earning and saving-related issues that you face in daily activities.

Lesson 2.2: Units

You will learn units and Types of Units, Units of Weight, Units of Length, Units of Capacity, etc. Also, you will gain knowledge about steps to convert between Metric Units, Imperial to Imperial Conversions, and Other Unit Conversions will help pursue a higher university degree.

Lesson 2.3: Speed and Density

You will be clearing the concept of speed, calculations to find out distance and time, density, Relation between Density, Weight and Volume.

Lesson 2.4: Perimeter

You will learn to find perimeter and area, Circle, perimeter of triangle etc. which require in measurement, design and planning and so on.

Lesson 2.5: Area and Shapes

You will gain skills in formulas for calculating area, finding areas of complex shapes, applying area calculations in complex questions, different Types of 3D Shapes, surface area, finding the surface area of complex 3D Shapes, using nets, plans and elevations, etc. Learning about area and shapes will certainly help you in building your dream home and more.

Lesson 2.6: Volume

In the volume classes, you will learn Formulas for calculating volume, Questions based on volumes of different 3D Shapes, finding the Scale in a Diagram, Making Scale Drawings, which are required in building critical thinking skills and more.

Lesson 2.7: Coordinates & Angles

You will be learning necessary things about the coordinate Grid, How to Read Coordinates on a Grid? Plotting Points on a Grid and more which extensively requires in making video games, medical imaging, physics and more

English Level 2 : Unit 3: Writing

The writing part will cover English grammar, including punctuation, spelling, syntax, etc. enabling you to avoid all the writing errors and mistakes.

Lesson 3.1: Median and Mode

You will be learning about median and mode, which is one of the most interesting mathematical chapters. As you will know how to find the median and mode from the sets of numbers, you can easily implement such learning in household work and other places as well.

Lesson 3.2: Mean and Range

You will be able to find the mean, median and mode. Knowing how to find these is highly important in all aspects of life.

Lesson 3.3: Probability

You will learn Probability: Definition and Meaning, Calculating Probabilities, Probability of Something Happening and Something Not Happening, etc. Once you know how to find probability, you can easily detect business profit loss and implement other parts of your life.

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Functional Skills Level 2 is a recognised alternative qualification to GCSEs, and achieving it is equivalent to obtaining a GCSE grade C or level 4. It's often used as a prerequisite for higher education, apprenticeships, and employment in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

To pass the Functional Skills Maths level 2, start preparing early by using up-to-date revision resources, practising past papers in the exam format, and creating a revision timetable. Then, on the day of the exam, get a good rest, read the questions carefully, skip difficult questions to come back to later, take note of the marks available, and thoroughly check your answers. At StudyPlex, you can build your skills and knowledge in a structured and supportive environment with our engaging content, interactive exercises, and practice tests.

Yes, Functional Skills are recognised as GCSE alternative qualifications, with a Functional Skills Level 2 course being equivalent to a GCSE grade 4 (C).

You can start by immersing yourself in the language by watching British TV shows and movies, listening to British music and podcasts, and practising speaking with native speakers to learn British English. It's also important to focus on grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation and to practise reading and writing in English. In addition, many resources are available online, such as language learning apps, courses, and online tutors, to help you improve your British English skills.

Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths, English and ICT are designed to be simpler and faster to complete than traditional GCSEs, but they still require a certain level of proficiency to pass. These qualifications are recognised as equivalent to a C/4 grade GCSE, so it's important to prepare and practice to ensure success.

The UK government and many employers recognise Functional Skills qualifications as evidence of essential skills in English, Maths, and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) that individuals need for everyday life, education, and work. The qualifications assess practical skills and knowledge in real-life situations rather than just theoretical knowledge and are offered at different levels, including Entry Level, Level 1 and Level 2.

Many learning institutions and online course providers offer level 2 Functional Skills courses in English, Maths, and ICT that can be completed online. StudyPlex provides online courses for Functional Skills Level 2 in English, Maths and ICT. These courses are designed to provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge to pass their Functional Skills exams and succeed in education, work, and everyday life. Plus, with 24/7 tutor support, you can get help and guidance whenever you need it.

Functional Skills qualifications are recognised by a wide range of educational institutions in the UK, including universities. However, universities' acceptance of Functional Skills may vary depending on the course and institution. Generally, universities accept Functional Skills Level 2 as an alternative to GCSEs. Some universities may also accept Level 1 qualifications, particularly for vocational courses. Therefore, checking with the specific university and course requirements is important to determine whether Functional Skills qualifications are accepted.

It's important to understand the exam format, practice regularly, use past papers, develop good reading and writing skills, and manage your time well during the exam to pass Functional Skills English Level 2. Additionally, seeking help from a teacher or tutor can be beneficial in identifying areas that need improvement and gaining confidence. With StudyPlex’s expert tutor support, flexible learning options, and practical resources, you can develop your reading, writing, and communication skills and boost your confidence in education, work, and everyday life.

Functional Skills Maths and English are qualifications designed to develop essential skills in numeracy, literacy, and language. They are practical and relevant and provide learners with the skills to succeed in work, education, and everyday life. These qualifications are available at different levels, from Entry to Level 2, and are recognised as GCSE equivalents.

GCSE Maths and Functional Skills Maths are two different qualifications in the UK. GCSE Maths is a more traditional academic qualification, while Functional Skills Maths focuses on practical applications of maths in real-life situations. Additionally, GCSE Maths has a set curriculum, and exams are taken at the end of the course, while Functional Skills Maths can be taken at any time and does not have a set curriculum.

Yes, studying and taking Functional Skills Level 2 Maths online is possible. StudyPlex offers an online course on Functional Skills Level 2 Maths, which provides learners with the necessary knowledge and skills to pass the exam. The course covers geometry, algebra, statistics, and problem-solving topics and is designed to be flexible and convenient for learners. Additionally, learners can access tutor support and a range of study materials, including practice tests and past papers, to help them prepare for the exam.

Functional Skills Level 2 is a qualification that assesses a person's proficiency in English, Maths, and ICT (information and communications technology) at a level equivalent to GCSEs. It is typically taken by those who did not achieve a GCSE grade of C/4 or higher in these subjects during their secondary education or those who are seeking an alternative to GCSEs. The Level 2 qualification demonstrates that a person has the necessary skills and knowledge to function effectively in everyday life and the workplace.

Learning English can be difficult or easy depending on the individual's background, previous language learning experience, and the amount of time and effort they put in. English has complex grammar rules, irregular verbs, and a large vocabulary, making it challenging for some learners. However, anyone can learn and become proficient in English with dedication, regular practice, and guidance from a qualified teacher or tutor.