NCFE Level 2 Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics
- Preparation for Life and Work
- Level 2
- Minimum entry age
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 the Functional Skills Mathematics Level 2 qualification is to demonstrate both mathematical skills at the appropriate level and the ability to apply mathematical thinking effectively to solve problems successfully in the workplace and in other real life situations.
Who is it suitable for?
This qualification is suitable for learners studying the following:
• Study Programme
• Alternative to GCSE
• As a standalone qualification
There are no pre-entry requirements for this qualification and no minimum age requirement has been set for registration.
This qualification has one external assessment divided into 2 sections.
• Section A: The non-calculator section
• Section B: The calculator section
Online assessment is available for this qualification, and live online assessments are now bookable. Please visit our Online Assessment page for further information.
Sample assessments can now be scheduled on our Surpass platform. You can also find a link to an online assessment demo for this qualification here.
Regulations for the Conduct of External Assessment
Qualification Specific Instructions for Delivery
External Assessment Timetable
Access to Scripts
Reasonable Adjustments and Special Considerations Policy
Department for Education Subject Content for Maths
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