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NCFE Entry Level 1 Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics

Ref:
603/5057/X
Sector:
Preparation for Life and Work

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

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

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

Functional Skills Mapping Document - Entry Level 1 Maths
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This document maps the Department for Education's subject content for reformed Functional Skills qualifications to the legacy Functional Skills subject content.

Functional Skills Writing Guide - Adapting NCFE Devised Internal Assessment Activities
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This document will help centres to devise or contextualise assessment tasks, where permitted.

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

Steps to Booking Controlled Assessments - Guidance for Centres
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This document outlines the steps centres need to take to book learners onto their controlled assessments.

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

Controlled Assessment Pack 1 - Entry Level 1 Mathematics
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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
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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 3 - Entry Level 1 Mathematics
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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 4 - Entry Level 1 Mathematics
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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 5 - Entry Level 1 Mathematics
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This folder contains one live controlled assessment pack for Reading, Writing and Speaking, Listening and Communicating. Please use the password provided on the bookings screen in our Portal to access these assessments.

Controlled Assessment Pack 6 - Entry Level 1 Mathematics
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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 7 - Entry Level 1 Mathematics
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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 8 - Entry Level 1 Mathematics
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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
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This is a sample assessment material for this new Functional Skills qualification.

Sample Question Paper (Calculator) - Entry Level 1 Functional Skills Maths
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This is a sample assessment material for this new Functional Skills qualification.

Sample Mark Scheme - Entry Level 1 Functional Skills Maths
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This is a sample assessment material for this new Functional Skills qualification.

Sample Learner Mark Sheet - Entry Level 1 Functional Skills Maths
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This is a sample Learner Mark Sheet for this qualification.

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

Assessor Guidance and Instructions - Mathematics
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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

NCFE EL1 Functional Skills Mathematics Resources

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NCFE Entry Level 1 Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics – Scheme of Work

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NCFE Functional Skills Mathematics Glossary

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