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Functional Skills English Level 2 Online Course with Exam

Functional Skills English Level 2 Online Course with Exam
  • £275.00 (Ex. VAT)
  • Self-Paced Online Learning
  • Course Duration: 0 Hours
  • Course Duration:
  • High-Quality Study Materials
  • Accredited by Pearson Edexcel
  • Recommended by 96% of Students
  • 1 Year Access
  • 220 Students Enrolled




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GCSE Equivalent | Accredited by Edexcel | Nationally Recognised Qualification | Ofqual Regulated | Unlimited Tutor Support | Step by Step Guideline | Interactive Training | 24/7 Access

Are you seeking to gain valuable and comprehensive skills and credentials in Functional Skills English to upskill your CV or qualification?

This extensive level 2 English course with an online exam is at your disposal to help you develop more advanced skills in functional skills English to help you acquire any job or apprenticeship and to meet the requirements of university admission criteria. Functional skill courses are a quintessential alternative to GCSE that provides a concise and valuable training format to develop your expertise in functional skills in English. A research conducted by the Education and Training Foundation discovered that 47% of larger employers know about Functional Skills and 87% of them value these courses for their approach to applied skills, flexible assessment and problem-solving.

Functional Skills English Level 2 Online Course With Exam


This functional skills English level 2 course is regulated by Ofqual and equivalent to the GCSE, which is a nationally recognised qualification.

Every professional job requirement or university admission criteria requires you to have a firm foundation in the English language. This level 2 English course with an online exam will equip you with the appropriate qualifications and adequate skills that are required for you to expertise in the field of functional English. This course is supplemented with the official exam that you can book once you are confident to ace it.

Upon successful completion of this course and exam, you will be eligible to qualify as an individual in both professional and educational careers with a Pearson Edexcel accredited qualification which is regulated by Ofqual.

Course Highlights

  • Course Type: Self-Paced Online Learning
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT): 66 hours
  • Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 55 hours
  • Accreditation: Pearson Edexcel
  • Qualification: Nationally Recognised Ofqual Regulated Qualification
  • Study Materials: High-Quality E-Learning Study Materials
  • Free Mock Test: Get Free Mock Test with Profesional Feedback
  • Exam: Yes, exam fees are included.
  • Access: 1 Year Access
  • Certificate: Certificate upon completion (hard copy)
  • Tutor Support– Live 1:1 tutor support via Zoom and unlimited tutor  support by email
  • Customer Support: 24/7 live chat available

Free Mock Test

You will get access to the free mock test facility to have a better idea of the types of questions that will appear on the real exam. Our mock test includes instant professional feedback which will allow you to identify your lackings and work on them. This will prepare you to surpass the final exam successfully.

Guaranteed Pass

As long as you follow our recommended guidelines, and take complete advantage of our engaging lectures, high-quality e-learning study materials and extensive tutor support, we guarantee that you will pass the exam.

How This Course will work for you?

  • Initial Assessment: Determines from Pre-entry to Level 2
  • Diagnostic Assessment: Identifies skill gaps and produces an individual learning plan
  • Learning Resources: Develop underpinning knowledge and fill skill gaps identified
  • Progress Check: Assesses progress at the end of the module
  • Exam Practice: Apply underpinning knowledge to prepare for exams

You will get useful resources that are designed to improve your essential skills, knowledge and understanding of English required to sit your functional skills exams. Students or professionals are required to undergo an Initial Assessment and Diagnostic Assessment that will help us to determine your progression level and identify the skill gaps and produce an individual learning plan. Upon successful completion of this assessment, you will be able to access the learning resources that will help you to develop underpinning knowledge and fill the gaps identified.

Functional Skills qualifications provide reliable evidence of a learner’s achievements against demanding content that is relevant to the workplace. The qualifications assess learners’ underpinning subject knowledge and their ability to apply this knowledge to different contexts. They provide a foundation for progression to employment and further technical education, and they help learners to develop skills for everyday life. In some contexts, Functional Skills qualifications will also play a part in the government’s accountability systems.

The Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills in English at Level 2 are based on Department for Education (DfE) approved subject content, Nationally Recognised Qualifications and are regulated by Ofqual.

Our online learning portal is fully compatible with desktop, tablet and mobile devices and can be accessed from anywhere.

Functional Skills Level 2 English Qualification Purpose & Outcomes 


The Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills Qualification in English at Level 1 and 2 are for learners to develop understanding and skills in English.

The qualifications give learners the opportunity to:

  • Gain a qualification for work, study and life
  • Demonstrate the ability at an appropriate level to read, write, speak, listen and communicate in English
  • Apply these skills effectively to a range of purposes in the workplace and in other real-life situations

The qualification gives learners the opportunity to:

  • Listen, understand and make relevant contributions to discussions with others in a range of contexts
  • Apply their understanding of language to adapt delivery and content to suit the audience and purpose
  • Read a range of different text types confidently and fluently, applying their knowledge and understanding of texts to their own writing
  • Write texts of varying complexity, with accuracy, effectiveness, and correct spelling, punctuation and grammar
  • Understand the situations when, and audiences for which, planning, drafting.

This Course is Accredited by Pearson Edexcel & Regulated by OFQUAL


This level 2 English course with an official exam has been independently accredited by Pearson Edexcel and regulated by Ofqual which is a nationally recognised qualification that certifies your functional skills in English.

About Pearson Edexcel and Functional Skills Course

Pearson Edexcel is an academic and general qualification that is designed to advance learners’ skills while developing knowledge. Edexcel’s qualifications help learners either progress to higher education or go directly into employment. They are grounded in the quality and traditions of the British education system and made relevant for today’s the UK and international learners.

Pearson Functional Skills are qualifications in English, Mathematics and ICT that are available from Entry 1 to Level 2. Suitable for learners of all ages, they’re also an accepted part of all Apprenticeship standards and frameworks and an alternative to GCSE in the UK.

Who is this Functional Skills Level 2 English Course With Online Exam For? 


This comprehensive level 2 English course with an official exam is appropriate for: 

  • People of all ages (there is no age limit). 
  • Anyone willing to enhance their skills in English
  • Anyone with an average score in GCSE
  • Anyone looking to meet the entry requirement of your desired university
  • Anyone looking to secure an apprenticeship
  • Anyone looking to improve their job outlook

Beginners or aspiring individuals in the field of functional English looking to uplift their credentials in functional English can take this course to enhance their job prospects or fit into the requirements prescribed by any university that you desire to enrol into.

Entry Requirement

This level 2 English course with an official exam is suitable for students of all academic backgrounds and no experience or previous qualifications are required. However, you will require a laptop/desktop computer and a good internet connection.

About Official Exam, Assessment & Certification


The functional skills English level 2 official exam fee is included. Once you are ready to sit for the official exam, please inform us at to book your official exam. You will be assessed via an online remotely invigilated exam that is monitored by the exam body and accredited by Pearson Edexcel. You can either take this functional skills English level 2 online exam from the comfort of your own home or appear for it from our designated office, the choice is absolutely yours.

The assessments are available as onscreen and on-demand assessments.

Assessment Structure

Learners must meet the requirements outlined below before the qualification can be awarded.

The Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills Qualification in English at Level 2 consists of an internally marked assessment which consists of three sections namely Speaking, Listening and Communicating and an externally marked Reading assessment and one externally assessed Writing assessment. They are available as paper-based and onscreen, on-demand assessments.

Speaking, listening and communicating:

Speaking, listening and communicating are assessed through one 5-minute presentation and linked question and answer session in groups of three to four and one 15-minute formal discussion together in groups of three to five learners.

  • Duration = Formal 15 minutes and Up to 25 minutes in total
  • Number of marks = n/a


Reading is assessed through a test consisting of multiple-choice, short open response and medium open response questions.

  • Duration = 75 minutes
  • Number of marks = 35

Pass Mark: Learners are required to achieve an overall 65% mark in order to pass the English reading exam.


Writing is assessed through a test comprising two tasks. (42% of marks assess spelling, punctuation and grammar).

  • Duration = 60 minutes
  • Number of marks = 36

Pass Mark: Learners are required to achieve an overall 63% mark in order to pass the English writing exam.


Upon successful completion of this level 2 English course with an official exam, you will be awarded the qualification: Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills Qualification in English at Level 2 which is highly valued and accepted by all the employers in the UK and globally. Once you have passed the official exam, you will be provided with a certificate (hard copy) which will be posted to your designated address. This official certificate will certify that you have completed this course and passed the exam under the scrutiny of  Person Edexcel.

Progression Opportunities in this Level 2 English Qualification


Upon successfully attaining the Pearson Edexcel qualification in this level 2 English course with official exam, you can access the following career path that leads you to:

  • Advanced vocational study
  • Enrollment into your desired university.
  • A wide range of job and apprenticeship opportunities

Why You Should Buy this Course from Lead Academy?

Incredible Support

Upon registration for this level 2 English course with an online exam, you can access the following support this course offers:

  • Customer support: You can access and enjoy our active customer support 24/7 through email.
  • Tutor support: You will have the opportunity to receive access to our dedicated tutor support and guidance whenever you require it. Our wide range of experienced and expert tutors will help you overcome any doubts that arise while undertaking the course. You can book your 1:1 tutor support via zoom at an additional cost of £20 per hour.

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  • You can access our money-back guarantee option within 14 days of purchasing if you are unsatisfied with the quality this course offers.
  • You can also access the instalment option to pay your amount in 3 instalments.

Course Curriculum

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Identify Relevant Information From Extended Explanations Or Presentations
Follow Narratives And Lines Of Argument
Respond Effectively To Detailed Or Extended Questions And Feedback
Make Requests And Ask Detailed And Pertinent Questions To Obtain Specific Information In A Range Of Contexts
Communicate Information, Ideas And Opinions Clearly And Effectively, Providing Further Detail And Development If Required
Express Opinions And Arguments And Support Them With Relevant And Persuasive Evidence
Use Language That Is Effective, Accurate And Appropriate To Context And Situation
Make Relevant And Constructive Contributions To Move Discussion Forward
Adapt Contributions To Discussions To Suit Audience, Purpose And Medium
Interject And Redirect Discussion Using Appropriate Language And Register
Identify The Different Situations When The Main Points Are Sufficient And When It Is Important To Have Specific Details
Compare Information, Ideas And Opinions In Different Texts, Including How They Are Conveyed
Identify Implicit And Inferred Meaning In Texts
Understand The Relationship Between Textual Features And Devices, And How They Can Be Used To Shape Meaning For Different Audiences And Purposes
Use A Range Of Reference Materials And Appropriate Resources (E.G. Glossaries, Legends/Keys) For Different Purposes, Including To Find The Meanings Of Words In Straightforward And Complex Sources
Understand Organisational Features And Use Them To Locate Relevant Information In A Range Of Straightforward And Complex Sources
Analyse Texts, Of Different Levels Of Complexity, Recognising Their Use Of Vocabulary And Identifying Levels Of Formality And Bias
Follow An Argument, Identifying Different Points Of View And Distinguishing Fact From Opinion
Identify Different Styles Of Writing And Writer’s Voice
Punctuate Writing Correctly Using A Wide Range Of Punctuation Markers (E.G. Colons, Commas, Inverted Commas, Apostrophes And Quotation Marks)
Use Correct Grammar (E.G. Subject-Verb Agreement, Consistent Use Of A Range Of Tenses, Definite And Indefinite Articles) And Modality Devices (E.G. To Express Probability Or Desirability)
Spell Words Used In Work, Study And Daily Life, Including A Range Of Specialist Words
Communicate Information, Ideas And Opinions Clearly, Coherently And Effectively
Write Text Of An Appropriate Level Of Detail And Of Appropriate Length (Including Where This Is Specified) To Meet The Needs Of Purpose And Audience
Organise Writing For Different Purposes Using Appropriate Format And Structure (E.G. Standard Templates, Paragraphs, Bullet Points, Tables)
Convey Clear Meaning And Establish Cohesion Using Organisational Markers Effectively
Use Different Language And Register (E.G. Persuasive Techniques, Supporting Evidence, Specialist Words), Suited To Audience And Purpose.
Construct Complex Sentences Consistently And Accurately, Using Paragraphs Where Appropriate


Functional Skills English Level 2 Online Course with Exam
  • £275.00 (Ex. VAT)
  • Self-Paced Online Learning
  • Course Duration: 0 Hours
  • Course Duration:
  • High-Quality Study Materials
  • Accredited by Pearson Edexcel
  • Recommended by 96% of Students
  • 1 Year Access
  • 220 Students Enrolled




14 Days Money Back Guarantee

  • £275.00 (Ex. VAT)
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