Functional Skills continues to be a great viable alternative to GCSEs and we have fully funded suites to accommodate your learners needs. Our Entry levels can be assessed on-demand, therefore your learners can sit their assessments at any time.

 

Who are these qualifications for?

The qualifications can be for any learners from 14+ whether they are part of a programme of learning or stand-alone qualifications

 

Qualifications

Functional Skills English

Functional Skills Information & Communication Technology

Functional Skills Mathematics

Speaking and Listening Assessments

You can also find some sample assessments for use with your learners below.  These include the mark schemes and are at various levels.  

English Sample Assessments

ICT Sample Assessments

Maths Sample Assessments

 

Guidance for Centres

Functional Skills Centre Guidance

 

Functional Skills Examiner Reports for English and Maths 2015/16

FS English Examiners Report

FS Maths Examiners Report

  

Why should I choose Ascentis?

  • Near miss notification available
  • Funding available for all subjects and levels
  • 10-day registration period or fast track if required
  • Personalised customer service and support
  • Free guidance materials and practice papers
  • A flexible and friendly service 
  • Additional marking windows in June and July to help accommodate those learners who need to achieve before moving on
  • Recognition of prior learning

 

Where can my learners progress from here?

Learners can use these qualifications for anyone or combination of further study, work or Apprenticeships.

 

How do I get started?

For more information on how to deliver our Functional Skills qualifications, or to move your Functional Skills provision to Ascentis, or to request a visit to your centre, please contact the Commercial Team on 01524 845046 or click here to email.

If you wish to apply now, please download the Centre Recognition Form and/or Qualification Approval Form which are available in our Key Information section.