Functional Skills qualifications (3748)

About this level

Level 2 will suit you if you have some knowledge and basic skills and are ready to handle more complex problems, involving often unfamiliar contexts. You'd like to learn how to express, understand or apply more advanced concepts or ideas.

At this level we offer three qualifications:

  • Mathematics
  • ICT
  • English.

Sample onscreen Functional Skills assessments at level 2
The sample assessments are provided for practice/demonstration purposes only. On no account may they be used to carry out live Functional Skills candidate assessments. These are available under the Assessment Materials section. 

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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 Level 2
Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation frameworkAccreditation No:500/9318/6
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
Functional Skills Mathematics  (3748-02)
Last registration date:31/12/2015
SmartScreen available
Learning Assistant available
Functional Skills qualification in Mathematics at Level 2
Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation frameworkAccreditation No:501/0987/X
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 Level 2
Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation frameworkAccreditation No:501/0639/9
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

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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.

Examiner Reports
ICT Data Files
Modified ICT assessments
Modified sample assessments mathematics
Sample Assessments English
Sample Assessments ICT
Sample Assessments Mathematics
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

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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?

These qualifications are designed to help you succeed in higher education or any job role, since strong English, Maths and ICT skills are essential in almost every context.

If you're interested in jump-starting your career by building work-related skills then you may want to consider taking these qualifications as part of an Apprenticeship and will be included in Foundation Learning Programmes.

You may also be interested in:

  • 3792 Certificate in Adult Numeracy and Adult Literacy
  • 3692 Certificate in ESOL Skills for Life
  • 3804 Certificate in ICT Skills for Life.