functional skills support

Functional Skills support

Maths and English resource hub

Welcome to Functional Skills hub, here you will find information about digital teaching and learning support resources, brochures, videos, delivery guides and admin support.

Deliver Functional Skills (4748) in 10 easy steps

This guide is designed to get you quickly up to speed in delivering City & Guilds Functional Skills (4748) qualifications. It covers:

• how to navigate the website
• access all of the key information
• utilise the guidance we offer

Go to Functional Skills >

Download the 10 Step Guide >

Digital resources for learners and tutors

e-Functional Skills Reloaded

A digital solution that fully compliments our new Reformed Functional Skills (4748), all the content is mapped to our qualification offer. Supporting in guiding learners from Initial Assessment and Diagnostic Testing all the way through to being exam ready, covering English, Maths and ICT from Entry 3 to Level 2.


SmartScreen is the City & Guilds tutor and learner support website. It supports learners, tutors and assessors by providing specific support materials for City & Guilds' qualifications.


SmartScreen Maths And English show reel >

SmartScreen Maths and English Walkthrough >

For more information please visit our SmartScreen page.

Complete maths and English offer

Network event materials

Qualification support material

To accompany our new qualifications, we have developed a range of support materials which will help with understanding the changes, transitioning, delivery and assessment preparation.

Exam changes and invigilation

Exam changes

You will need to notify us of any changes to the date, time and/or location of scheduled exam bookings by completing this online form.

Invigilation exceptions

Should you need to apply for an invigilation exception, you will need to complete this online form.

CPD training

Visit our dedicated CPD training page for more information.

Maths and English webinar series

Watch all the webinars in our #CGMathsEnglish webinar series.

Here you can find the recordings and slides from each of our maths and English monthly update webinars.

To join these webinars as they happen, and receive advance notice of future topics, register today.

March 2020

COVID-19 Impact – watch the webinar recording (YouTube)

COVID-19 Impact – download the slides (PDF)

February 2020

OpenAssess – watch the webinar recording (YouTube)

OpenAssess – download the slides (PDF)

January 2020

Funding myths and opportunities – watch the webinar recording (YouTube)

Funding myths and opportunities – download the slides (PDF)

Pre-launch taster 1

Functional Skills reforms Go Live – watch the webinar recording (YouTube)

Functional Skills reforms Go Live – download the slides (PDF)

Pre-launch taster 2

FS English Speaking, Listening and Communicating – watch the webinar recording (YouTube)

FS English Speaking, Listening and Communicating – download the slides (PDF)

Fast Track

Already delivering Functional Skills 3748? You can apply for Fast Track approval for Functional Skills 4748.

Find out how >

Maths and English webinar series

Our webinar series covers a broad range of topics across the whole maths and English landscape including Functional Skills.

Register to join the webinar series today