Functional Skills

Results from 6 working days and so much more with our Functional Skills

Below you will find the links to the qualification information pages that have all the qualification specific support materials for each subject/level. These materials include the latest sample papers, teaching resources, schemes of work and assessment information as well as links to the key pieces of information you require to deliver the qualifications.

Check out how results release for Functional Skills Assessments will shift due to the bank holiday on the 30th of August.

Online assessments are available for on demand bookings and can be booked through the online assessment system.

We also offer a Remote Invigilation solution for online assessment that allows the learner to sit their online assessment without the need for centre invigilation, for more information click here.

Our paper-based assessments are also available on demand and can be booked through the online portal system.

All external assessments must be conducted in line with our Regulations for the Conduct of External Assessment.

NCFE Entry Level 1 Functional Skills Qualification in English
NCFE Entry Level 2 Functional Skills Qualification in English
NCFE Entry Level 3 Functional Skills Qualification in English
NCFE Level 1 Functional Skills Qualification in English
NCFE Level 2 Functional Skills Qualification in English

NCFE Entry Level 1 Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics
NCFE Entry Level 2 Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics
NCFE Entry Level 3 Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics
NCFE Level 1 Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics
NCFE Level 2 Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics

NCFE Functional Skills Qualification in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at Entry Level 1
NCFE Functional Skills Qualification in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at Entry Level 2
NCFE Functional Skills Qualification in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at Entry Level 3
NCFE Functional Skills Qualification in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at Level 1
NCFE Functional Skills Qualification in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at Level 2

FAQs

As there are changes to various processes in line with the government’s reform for these qualifications, we’ve created an FAQ guide to help you find out about these changes at a glance.

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Functional Skills update – 2 August 2021

Due to the changes of Functional Skills qualifications and the processes around them in line with the reform, we need to make you aware of important information regarding assessment dates, fees, invigilation and documents.

Invigilation Information and Guidance Webinar

This Webinar provides information around who can and who cannot invigilate Functional Skills external assessments. We strongly advise that you listen to this before submitting a request for an Invigilation Exception.

Request for contextualisation of Functional Skills Controlled Assessments

This form is for centres to request validation of contextualised Functional Skills exam papers to a given activity.

Invigilation Exception Requests: Functional Skills

If you require an exception to the conditions regarding the invigilation of Functional Skills assessments please click here.

Assessment Delivery Support

In this section, you can access:

  • Functional Skills feedback requests
  • Functional Skills online automated feedback
  • Transfer of achievement

Functional Skills online videos

Take a look at our Functional Skills online videos, including tutorials and reform support.

Functional Skills – Online Sample Assessments

Our online sample assessments provide learners with an opportunity to practice taking an NCFE Functional Skills assessment on our online assessment platform.

Functional Skills Events

In this section you will find:

  • Functional Skills Delivery Days
  • Functional Skills Webinars

ICT Assessment Resources & Prep

In this section you will find:

  • Sample Papers
  • Functional Skills Exemplar Materials
  • ICT Pre-Release Data Files
  • Top Exam Tips
  • Guide to setting up External Assessment
  • Amplification Guides
  • Live Internal Assessment Materials
  • Assessment Delivery Support

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