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Digital resources for Functional Skills

Functional Skills digital resources for learners and tutors

To support learners and teachers we have a range of teaching and learning resources all mapped to our Functional Skills qualifications, e-Functional Skills and SmartScreen, covering content for every stage of the journey starting:

  • Initial Assessment
  • Diagnostic Assessment
  • Teaching and learning
  • Assessment preparation

Give your learners an independent online learning experience

City & Guilds e-Functional Skills reinforces individual and classroom-based learning. All content is mapped to the Functional Skills subject content and our qualifications. Our offer has everything you need – whether you're delivering entirely in the classroom or through blended learning.

  • A dynamic, stand-alone Initial Assessment – identifies the learner’s level, allowing you to place them on the most appropriate learning programme.
  • A Diagnostic Assessment – identifies any learning gaps and generates an individual learning plan
  • Tracking - allows you to monitor learners’ progress along the way
  • Teaching and learning resources - covers English, Mathematics and ICT from Entry Level 3 to Level 2.

Watch our six-step guide to using the City & Guilds e-Functional Skills platform.

Maths and English teaching and learning resources for tutors delivering Functional Skills at all levels are available through SmartScreen. The resources are mapped to the Functional Skills subject content and are designed to support anyone delivering our qualifications, whatever their levels of confidence or experience.

Resources include:

  • Resource guides for each skill and level
  • Topic-specific videos
  • Interactive e-learning
  • Classroom games and activities
  • Exam preparation videos
  • Videos to help develop speaking, listening and communicating skills

Take a look at the clips to get a feel for the content available to you and your learners.

SmartScreen Maths and English show reel

SmartScreen Maths and English walkthrough

Learners can take online sample practice tests on our Open Assess platform - an open version of e-volve. Open Assess replicates a live test environment and enables you to mark and provide feedback, helping to address areas in need of additional teaching support.

Find out more about Open Assess and how to access the platform.