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Functional Skills English and Maths
"Functional Skills are the fundamental, applied skills ... which help people to gain the most from life, learning and work". Ofqual (2012), Criteria for Functional Skills Qualifications. Students can study at levels Entry 1, Entry 2, Entry 3, Level 1 or Level 2 according to their individual needs.
Functional Skills English
There are three components to this qualification and students will need to pass all of them to achieve their certificate. The components are Speaking and Listening, Reading and Writing. They will be required to take part in group discussion, analyse a situation, answer questions to show understanding and then write a response which could be in the form of a formal letter, informal letter or email. At all times appropriate language, spelling, punctuation and grammar are needed.
Functional Skills Maths
This qualification includes number, measure, shape and space, and data handling. Problem solving is a big part of Functional Maths so students will be supported to analyse the situation, perform some calculations and then interpret the result. Checking that the answers are sensible, and showing those checks, are key parts of Functional Maths.
GCSE English should enable students to:
GCSE Maths should enable students to: