NCFE Entry Level 3 Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics
- Preparation for Life and Work
- Registration and Certification Fee
- Entry Level 3
- Minimum entry age
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.
There are no pre-entry requirements for this qualification and no minimum age requirement has been set for registration.
The controlled assessment is divided into 2 sections:
• Section A: The non-calculator section
• Section B: The calculator section
Regulations for the Conduct of Controlled Assessment
Qualification Specific Instructions for Delivery (QSID)
Reasonable Adjustments and Special Considerations Policy
Direct Claim Status (DCS)
Contextualised Assessment Request Form
CPD Training and Events
Diagnostic and Assessment Tools
Department for Education Subject Content for Maths
Qualification SpecificationLessMore info Download
This document contains everything you need to know about this qualification and should be used by everyone involved in its planning, delivery and assessment.
Entry Level Functional Skills Maths Qualification FactsheetLessMore info Download
This document provides an overview of our Functional Skills Maths offering at Entry Level 1, 2 and 3.
Functional Skills Mapping Document - Entry Level 3 MathsLessMore info Download
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 ActivitiesLessMore info Download
This document will help centres to devise or contextualise assessment tasks, where permitted.
Support HandbookLessMore info Download
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 3 Functional Skills MathematicsLessMore info Download
This document contains links to materials that assist in on-demand assessor standardisation for this qualification.
Assessment TopicsLessMore info Download
Past Papers Controlled Assessment Entry Level 3 Mathematics Pack 1 2019/2020LessMore info Download
Past Papers Controlled Assessment Entry Level 3 Mathematics Pack 2 2019/2020LessMore info Download
Past Papers Controlled Assessment Entry Level 3 Mathematics Pack 9 2020/2021LessMore info Download
Assessment Tracking DocumentLessMore info Download
This tracking document must be completed by the Centre's designated person for each controlled assessment event within the Centre.
Assessor Guidance and Instructions - MathematicsLessMore info Download
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.
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Qualification specification (Word)LessMore info Download
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