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Functional Skills Maths and English Level 2 - GCSE Equivalent

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Functional Skills Maths and English Level 2 Qualification

GCSE Equivalent | Level 2 Maths and English | Accredited by Edexcel | Nationally Recognised Qualification | Ofqual Regulated | Tutor Support | Step by Step Guideline | Interactive Training | 24/7 Access

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

Are you looking to begin your functional skills maths and English career or want to develop more advanced skills in mathematics and English? Then this functional skills maths and functional skills English level 2 qualification will set you up with a solid foundation to become confident in mathematics and English and help you to develop your expertise in functional skills maths and functional skills English.

This comprehensive functional skills maths and functional skills English level 2 qualification is the perfect way to kickstart your career in the field of functional maths and functional skills English. This functional skills maths and functional skills English level 2 qualification will give you a competitive advantage in your career, making you stand out from all other applicants and employees.

The functional skills maths and functional skills English level 2 qualification will set you up with the appropriate qualification needed for the job and is ideal for both beginners and those who are currently working.


Why Choose This Functional Skills Maths and English Level 2 Qualification:

  • Accredited by Pearson Edexcel
  • Ofqual Regulated
  • Nationality Recognised Qualification
  • Step by step guideline
  • 1-Year Access to the online learning portal
  • High-quality e-learning study materials
  • Self-paced, no fixed schedules
  • Tutor Support is available at an additional cost
  • 24/7 customer support through email
  • Available to students anywhere in the world
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform

Benefits you will gain:

  • 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 maths and English required to sit your functional skills exams.

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 Mathematics and Functional Skills English Level 2 are based on Department for Education (DfE) approved subject content, Nationality 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.

Total Qualification Time (TQT): 132 hours

Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 110 hours


Functional Skills in Mathematics and Functional Skills English at Level 2 Qualification Purpose

Functional Skills in Maths

The Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills Qualifications in Mathematics at Level 2 is for learners who want to develop understanding and skills in mathematics.

The qualifications give learners the opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate a sound grasp of the underpinning skills and basics of mathematical skills appropriate to the level.
  • Apply mathematical thinking to solve simple problems in familiar situations.

Functional Skills in English

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

Functional Skills in Mathematics and Functional Skills English at Level 2 Qualification Aims and Outcomes

Functional Skills in Maths

Functional Skills Mathematics qualifications at these levels should:

  • Indicate that students can demonstrate their ability in mathematical skills and their ability to apply these, through appropriate reasoning and decision making, to solve realistic problems of increasing complexity.
  • Introduce students to new areas of life and work so that they are exposed to concepts and problems which, while not of immediate concern, may be of value in later life.
  • Enable students to develop an appreciation of the role played by mathematics in the world of work and in life generally.

Functional Skills in English

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 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.

Accredited by Pearson Edexcel

Accredited by Pearson Edexcel

Qualification:

  1. Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics at Level 2
  2. Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills Qualification in English at Level 2

Who is this Functional Skills Maths and Functional Skills English at Level 2 course for?

This comprehensive functional skills in mathematics functional skills and English at level 2 course is suitable for anyone looking to improve their job prospects or aspiring to accelerate their career in this sector and want to gain in-depth knowledge of functional skills in mathematics.

This functional skills in mathematics and at level 2 course is felicitous for those, who want to be the best in their jobs.

Whether you are completely new to the field or are an aspiring professional, the functional skills in mathematics and functional skills Englishat level 2 course will help open doors to a wide range of professions within your chosen field, helping you to stand out to employers with up-to-date skills that can be used to enhance your CV.


Progression opportunities for Functional Skills in Mathematics and Functional Skills English at Level 2 Qualification

Functional Skills in Maths

Learners who achieve the Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics at Levels 2 can progress to:

  • Employment Opportunities
  • Further vocational study

Functional Skills in English

Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills Qualification in English at Levels 2 Qualification offer learners the opportunity to develop their English knowledge and skills as part of an Apprenticeship or in employment.


Entry Requirement

  • No prior knowledge, understanding, skills or qualifications are required before learners register for this qualification.

Tutor Support

You will have the opportunity to get expert support or tutor guidance whenever you needed. You can book your tutor support at an additional cost of £380.


Official Exam/Assessment:

You will be assessed via an online remotely invigilated exam that you can take from the comfort of your own home. When you will be ready for the official exam there is an additional registration fee of £250 to book the official exam.

Assessment structure

Functional Skills in Maths

Learners will need to meet the requirements outlined below before the qualification can be awarded.

The Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics at Level 2 consists of one externally assessed assessment.

Each assessment comprises two sections – a non-calculator section (calculator prohibited) and a calculator section (calculator permitted).

The assessments are available as paper-based and onscreen, on-demand assessment.

Section A: Non-calculator

  • Duration = 25 minutes
  • Number of marks = 16
  • Percentage of qualification = 25%

Section B: Calculator

  • Duration = 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Number of marks = 48
  • Percentage of qualification = 75%

Content areas

  • Using numbers and the number system – whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percentages
  • Using common measures, shapes and space
  • Handling information and data

Section A and Section B are presented as separate question and answer booklets, and must be taken in the same examination session.

Functional Skills in English

Learners will need to meet the requirements outlined below before the qualification can be awarded.

The Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills Qualification in English at Level 2 consists of one internally-set and internally-marked Speaking, listening and communicating assessment, one externally-assessed 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 is 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:

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

  • Duration = 75 minutes
  • Number of marks = 35

Writing:

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

  • Duration = 60 minutes
  • Number of marks = 36

Content areas

  • Speaking, listening and communicating
  • Reading
  • Writing

Nationality Recognised Qualification:

After successfully passing the official exam you will achieve Ofqual regulated nationally recognised Functional Skills in Mathematics and Functional Skills English at Level 2 Qualification that is valued by all the employers in the UK and globally.

Course Curriculum

Functional Skills Maths Level 2
Read, Write, Order and Compare Positive and Negative Numbers of Any Size
Carry Out Calculations with Numbers Up to One Million Including Strategies To Check Answers Including Estimation and Approximation
Evaluate Expressions and Make Substitutions in Given Formulae in Words And Symbols
Identify and Know the Equivalence Between Fractions, Decimals and Percentages
Work Out Percentages of Amounts and Express One Amount as A Percentage Of Another
Calculate Percentage Change (Any Size Increase and Decrease), and Original Value After Percentage Change
Order, Add, Subtract and Compare Amounts or Quantities Using Proper And Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Express One Number as A Fraction of Another
Order, Approximate and Compare Decimals
Add, Subtract, Multiply and Divide Decimals Up to Three Decimal Places
Understand and Calculate Using Ratios, Direct Proportion and Inverse Proportion
Follow the Order of Precedence of Operators, Including Indices
Calculate Amounts of Money, Compound Interest, Percentage Increases, Decreases and Discounts Including Tax and Simple Budgeting
Convert Between Metric and Imperial Units of Length, Weight and Capacity Using a) A Conversion Factor And b) A Conversion Graph
Calculate Using Compound Measures Including Speed, Density and Rates of Pay
Calculate Perimeters and Areas Of 2-D Shapes Including Triangles and Circles and Composite Shapes Including Non-Rectangular Shapes (Formulae Given Except For Triangles and Circles)
Use Formulae to Find Volumes and Surface Areas of 3-D Shapes Including Cylinders (Formulae to Be Given For 3-D Shapes Other Than Cylinders)
Calculate Actual Dimensions from Scale Drawings and Create a Scale Diagram Given Actual Measurements
Use Coordinates in 2-D, Positive and Negative, to Specify The Positions of Points
Understand and Use Common 2-D Representations of 3-D Objects
Draw 3-D Shapes to Include Plans and Elevations
Calculate Values of Angles and/or Coordinates With 2-D and 3-D Shapes
Calculate The Median and Mode of A Set Of Quantities
Estimate The Mean of A Grouped Frequency Distribution From Discrete Data
Use The Mean, Median, Mode And Range to Compare Two Sets Of Data
Work Out The Probability of Combined Events Including The Use Of Diagrams And Tables, Including Two-Way Tables
Express Probabilities as Fractions, Decimals and Percentages
Draw and Interpret Scatter Diagrams and Recognise Positive and Negative Correlation
Functional Skills English Level 2
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

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Functional Skills Maths and English Level 2 GCSE Equivalent
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