Legacy Functional Skills

Welcome to our Functional Skills area – here you’ll find all of the support you need to deliver our legacy Functional Skills qualifications and support your learners to success.

Easter Bank Holiday 2021 Results Release

Due to the bank holidays, our results release will move slightly. These will still be in accordance with the 6 working day results release. 

Date Assessment Received/Uploaded

Date Results Released

Friday 26 March

Tuesday 06 April

Monday 29 March

Wednesday 07 April

Tuesday 30 March

Thursday 08 April

Wednesday 31 March

Friday 09 April

Thursday 01 April

Monday 12 April

Friday 02 – Monday 05 April

Tuesday 13 April


Our Functional Skills external assessment results are released 6 working days from the date an external assessment is uploaded to our online system.

Please find updated cut-off dates relating to legacy Functional Skills below. These have been extended in order to allow sufficient time for existing learners to complete outstanding assessments, given the ongoing disruptions due to the Covid-19 pandemic.


Cut-off date

Last External Quality Assurer visit (including remote)

04 June 2021

Last external assessment - paper based*

30 June 2021

Last Paper Based Assessment booking**

18 June 2021

Last external assessment – online*

30 June 2021

Last certification date

31 July 2021

*all learners must complete the assessment by this date
**all learners must be booked by this date, no further bookings after this date will be accepted


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