You can now sit functional skills exams online!
Maths and English should always be the skills you highlight in your CV. Why? Because we use them in almost every task we do, whether that’s writing a social media post, composing an email, or calculating how much your groceries will cost. With functional skills in Level 1 & 2 Maths and English, you’ll be reading, writing, and communicating with more authority and efficiency, as well as analysing and interpreting mathematical data to apply to real-life situations. Because this bundle includes levels one and two in English and Maths, you can start simple, and build on your skills as your confidence grows.
Nationally recognised qualifications accredited by NCFE, functional skills will prove to employers you’ve got the transferable skills to succeed. Studying English and Maths functional skills will help you improve your vocabulary, learn to use punctuation correctly, and present ideas clearly.
You’ll also learn to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers, explain tables and charts, and discuss the similarities between common fractions and percentages. You’ll get unlimited support, guidance, and encouragement from your personal tutor, you’ll be able to work at your own pace and in your own time, and sit your exams entirely online. Best of all, this four-course bundle saves you 25% (£305) on your course fees!
What you'll learn
Our Functional Skills Complete Bundle includes the following four courses:
- Functional Skills English Level 1
- Functional Skills English Level 2
- Functional Skills Maths Level 1
- Functional Skills Maths Level 2
Please note: when you sign up for this bundled course, you will be registered on all of the included courses at the same time. If you want to take the courses one at a time, allowing 6 months for each course, please tell your learning adviser or student support when you sign up.
NCFE is the leader in vocational and technical learning committed to powering a more intelligent education eco-system. We combine over 170 years of experience with deep insight into what is needed and what works.
From world-class qualifications and content to new assessment methodologies, from innovative technology platforms to partnership opportunities with our network of expert collaborators – NCFE galvanises the education sector to shape the most innovative solutions for individual learning needs. In doing this, we’re working for a fairer education system for all learners to power inclusivity and choice.
At the end of this course, successful learners will be awarded four formal qualifications by NCFE. The training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home.
How is this course assessed or examined?
There are 12 units of study across all four courses. You will undertake a range of practice papers, which will lead to, with the approval of your teacher, a wave of final examinations: six for English and two for Maths. The English exams relate to Reading, Writing and Speaking and Listening. The Maths will be a 1.5-hour examination and a 2-hour examination.
Exams cost just £95 when you choose to sit them online, or to sit them in person here at Oxbridge. If you want us to come to you, it will cost £175 + travel costs.
Find out more about the online exam process.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that you have a basic ability to read and write English.