Functional Skills qualifications (3748)

About this level

Entry 2 will suit you if you have a bit of background knowledge or a qualification at Entry 1. You'd like to start building your skills by learning to solve straightforward problems in familiar contexts.

At this level we offer three qualifications:

  • Mathematics
  • ICT
  • English.

For each of these qualifications, you will complete an assessment which consists of a series of tasks. These assessments can be found in the assessment materials section.

For more information, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Functional Skills English  (3748-01)
Last registration date:31/12/2015
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Learning Assistant available
Functional Skills qualification in English at Entry 2
Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation frameworkAccreditation No:500/9837/8
Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessmentType:Data unavailable
Credits – a measure of the size of the qualificationCredits:Data unavailable
Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commitGuided Learning Hours:45 - 45
Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issuedLast certification date:31/12/2016
Functional Skills Mathematics  (3748-02)
Last registration date:31/12/2015
SmartScreen available
Learning Assistant available
Functional Skills qualification in Mathematics at Entry 2
Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation frameworkAccreditation No:501/1821/3
Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessmentType:Data unavailable
Credits – a measure of the size of the qualificationCredits:Data unavailable
Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commitGuided Learning Hours:45 - 45
Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issuedLast certification date:31/12/2016
Functional Skills Information and Communication Technology (ICT)  (3748-03)
Last registration date:31/12/2015
SmartScreen available
Learning Assistant available
Functional Skills qualification in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at Entry 2
Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation frameworkAccreditation No:500/8508/6
Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessmentType:Data unavailable
Credits – a measure of the size of the qualificationCredits:Data unavailable
Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commitGuided Learning Hours:45 - 45
Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issuedLast certification date:31/12/2016

Information & documentation

For Centres

To offer this qualification please submit an application and we’ll help you get set up - you can become a City & Guilds qualification provider within 30 days.

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Assessment Materials

If we have downloadable assessment materials they will be listed here or under the qualification level tabs above. Passwords for any protected documents can be retrieved by logging in to WalledGarden.com and visiting the relevant qualification catalogue page. Passwords are securely stored under the Administration section.

Live Assessments English
Live Assessments ICT
Live Assessments Maths
Sample Assessments English
Sample Assessments ICT
Sample Assessments Maths
Worked Examples
Centre Documents

If we have documents for Centres available for download, they will be listed here or in the tabs above.

What's involved in delivering this course?

These qualifications can be delivered in a classroom environment or in the workplace.

The Entry-Level qualifications are internally assessed and quality assured . This is also the case for Level 1 and 2 FS English Speaking, Listening and Communication.

Flexible assessment - onscreen or on paper, it's your choice
All of our externally marked Functional Skills assessments at levels 1 and 2 are available to take on any day at any time. There are two options:

  • Onscreen
    Assessments can be booked with as little as 30 minutes' notice using e-volve, our onscreen assessment platform.
  • Named on Demand
    Paper based/delivered assessments available with just two weeks' notice using our Named on Demand facility.

City & Guilds has a wide range of digital learning resources to support English and maths learning in almost any context, including learners working towards Functional Skills qualifications.

For UK funding info check the LARA Database.

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Additional Documents

If we have documents for Centres available for download, they will be listed here or in the tabs above.

For Learners

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What's involved in studying this course?

You will cover:

  • Mathematics
  • ICT
  • English.
What careers can this lead to?

Functional Skills qualifications are intended to support learners as they seek to improve their literacy, numeracy and ICT skills.

Achieving these qualifications should increase candidates’ confidence and motivation, and the skills they gain will be valuable in the workplace or in any further learning.