NCFE

NCFE Entry Level 1 Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics

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603/5057/X
Sector:
Preparation for Life and Work
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Support Materials Qualification Specification

Level
Entry Level 1
Minimum entry age
Pre-16
GLH
55
TQT
61

Important: This reformed Functional Skills qualification has completed Ofqual’s technical evaluation process. Registrations and assessment bookings are now available. You can use the below draft support materials, including schemes of work, to help you plan and prepare for teaching and delivery. Please note that these materials are currently subject to change.

About this qualification:

The purpose of Functional Skills Mathematics Entry Level qualifications are to demonstrate a sound grasp of the underpinning skills and basics of mathematical skills appropriate to the level, and the ability to apply mathematical thinking to solve simple problems in familiar situations.

Who is it suitable for?

For learners looking to become confident in their use of fundamental mathematical knowledge and skills.

Functional Skills qualifications support learners to demonstrate their understanding by applying their knowledge and skills to solve simple mathematical problems or carry out simple tasks.

Entry requirements

There are no pre-entry requirements for this qualification and no minimum age requirement has been set for registration.

Qualification structure:

The controlled assessment is divided into 2 sections:

• Section A: The non-calculator section
• Section B: The calculator section

Useful Links

Regulations for the Conduct of Controlled Assessment

Qualification Specific Instructions for Delivery

Reasonable Adjustments and Special Considerations Policy

Direct Claim Status (DCS)

Contextualised Assessment Request Form

Events

Skills Forward

Department for Education Subject Content for Maths


Qualification Specification

This document contains everything you need to know about this qualification and should be used by everyone involved in its planning, delivery and assessment.

Functional Skills Fact Sheet - Entry Level Maths

This document provides an overview of our Functional Skills Maths offering at Entry Level 1, 2 and 3.

Overview of Changes in Functional Skills

Here's a helpful summary of all of the key changes to the Functional Skills process.

12 Step Distribution of Controlled Assessment

This document outlines the steps centres need to take to access, distribute and manage their controlled assessments.

Guidance for Booking Controlled Assessments

This document outlines the steps centres need to take to book learners onto their controlled assessments.

Functional Skills Writing Guide - Adapting NCFE Devised Internal Assessment Activities

This document will help centres to devise or contextualise assessment tasks, where permitted.

Support Handbook

This document contains supporting information that relates to NCFE and CACHE qualifications to assist in planning, delivery and assessment, and must be used alongside the Qualification Specification.

Assessor Standardisation Instructions - Entry Level 1 Functional Skills Mathematics

This document contains links to materials that assist in on-demand assessor standardisation for this qualification.

Controlled Assessment Pack 1 - Entry Level 1 Mathematics

This folder contains one live controlled assessment pack for this qualification. Please use the password provided on the bookings screen in our Portal to access these assessments.

Controlled Assessment Pack 2 - Entry Level 1 Mathematics

This folder contains one live controlled assessment pack for this qualification. Please use the password provided on the bookings screen in our Portal to access these assessments.

Sample Question Paper (Non-Calculator) - Entry Level 1 Functional Skills Maths

This is a draft version of a sample assessment material for this new Functional Skills qualification.

Sample Question Paper (Calculator) - Entry Level 1 Functional Skills Maths

This is a draft version of a sample assessment material for this new Functional Skills qualification.

Sample Mark Scheme - Entry Level 1 Functional Skills Maths

This is a draft version of a sample assessment material for this new Functional Skills qualification.

Sample Learner Mark Sheet - Entry Level 1 Functional Skills Maths

This is a sample Learner Mark Sheet for this qualification.

Assessment Topics

Please find a list of controlled assessment topics for our Reformed Functional Skills qualifications.

Assessment Tracking Document

This tracking document must be completed by the Centre's designated person for each controlled assessment event within the Centre.

Assessor Instructions and Guidance - Mathematics

This document is designed to assist centres in the delivery and assessment of the controlled assessment components of NCFE Functional Skills Qualifications at Entry Level 1 - 3.

Mandatory units

  1. Mathematics

There's a range of available resources you can download or purchase

NCFE EL1 Functional Skills Mathematics Resources

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NCFE Functional Skills Mathematics Glossary

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