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Functional Skills Maths Level 2 Inc. Online Exam

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Functional Skills Maths Level 2 Inc. Online Exam

This Course at a Glance

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Gain the equivalent of a GCSE grade C/4
  • Develop essential mathematical skills
  • Get 12 months to complete the course
  • Study online from home
  • Exam included

About Your Course

Maths is part of everyday life, from calculating personal budgets to splitting restaurant bills. To develop a solid mathematical skillset, you need to learn the core elements. Our Functional Skills Maths course is ideal for individuals who want to gain mathematical skills that will benefit their everyday and professional lives.
 
A Level 2 Functional Skills Maths qualification is the equivalent of achieving a GCSE grade C/4, meaning that it can help you on your way to further education or an entry-level job. This Functional Skills Level 2 Maths course includes everything you need to guide you all the way through your journey in developing your Maths skills and confidence.
 
Our Functional Skills Maths Level 2 course was written by experienced and qualified subject specialists. We offer a unique programme thanks to our online tools, which allow learners to navigate their way through our Functional Skills course at their own pace and in their own time.
 
This level of flexibility makes Functional Skills Maths ideal for individuals who have existing commitments, such as childcare. Thanks to our online learning platform, you can tailor your study schedule around your daily routine.
 

Getting Started

As the UK’s leading online learning provider, learndirect has helped millions of individuals gain qualifications that have helped boost their career prospects. With a Functional Skills Maths Level 2 qualification, accredited by NCFE, you will be in a strong position to pursue further study or meet certain job requirements.
 
Not only that, but you will have essential mathematical skills that we use in everyday life. As part of our Functional Skills Maths package, you will benefit from a series of online tutorials, activity sheets and fact sheets for a period of 12 months. 
To help you through your studies, you will have email access to an experienced tutor, and you can book in two one-hour tutorials with them via a virtual classroom. Once you have completed the Functional Skills Maths course, you will be ready for your online exam, which is included in your course package. 
 
To prepare for your exam, you will be able to take a mock exam, which will be marked by your tutor with important feedback. Upon successful completion of your exam, you will have an NCFE-accredited Level 2 qualification.
+ Free Upgrade Self-Paced Online Learning With Tutor Support Self-Paced Online Learning With Tutor Support PLUS On-Demand & Live Classes
Access your course materials immediately
Tutor support via our market-leading platform
Study around existing commitments
Progress as quickly as you’d like
Tailored individual learning plan to help you succeed
Engaging content; from videos to interactive quizzes
Industry-leading 3 days marking turnaround
Live class scheduled between 10 am to 8 pm daily (including weekends)  
Access to our video library of previous lectures available on-demand  
Interact with your tutors directly during your class  
Network with like-minded students via our chat functionality  
Take live classes multiple times or access recordings as you like  
Functional Skills Maths Level 2 is comprised of the following units:
  • Using numbers – This section covers everything from whole numbers to fractions, decimals, and percentages. You’ll look at how to solve real problems using these skills, including making decisions about purchases, using ratios in recipes, or working out whether your bills are correct. All the number skills you look at will be tested by quizzes at the end of each section, ensuring that you are ready to sit your final exam
  • Understanding measure, shape and space – This section contains a wide range of topics from area and distance to time, speed and temperature. You’ll look at how to solve problems involving time to plan your day-to-day or work life, and how to use your understanding of shape and area to do anything from read a map to plan a house renovation. Our quizzes will check that you’re able to use these skills in different situations, making sure that you’re ready for your final exam
  • Handling data – This section looks at working with information. You’ll look at how to summarise and present information that you’ve found, and how to understand information that other people are sharing with you. You’ll also look at probability and how likely certain things are to happen. You’ll learn how to spot patterns and see how even data and statistics can be biased. Our quizzes on topics, such as averages, probability and interpreting charts and graphs, will help you to make sure you’re ready for your final exam
Great news! There are no entry requirements for our Functional Skills Maths course. All you need for your learning is access to a computer or tablet and an internet connection. For your online exam, you can access the exam from home.
 

Equipment Requirements:

For you to sit a remotely invigilated assessment, you’ll need the following equipment/environment:
  • Laptop/desktop with webcam and microphone (Microsoft Windows or a Mac, Chromebooks cannot be used)
  • Wi-Fi connection (Min 1Mbit/s upload | Min 10Mbit/s download)
  • Smartphone or tablet (Apple iOS 8.0 / Android 4.1 or higher)
  • Suitable test environment (quiet room with no distractions)
 
Your laptop/desktop will run the assessment software and your smartphone or tablet will be used to record you and the assessment. The assessment itself cannot be sat on a smartphone or tablet.
 

Laptop/desktop Requirements:

You’ll need to have access to a laptop/desktop that has the following set up:
  • Broadband speed/bandwidth: - Minimum 1Mbit/s upload speed - recommended upload speed is 1.5Mbit/s - Minimum 10Mbit/s download speed - Tethering via a mobile phone is not supported. Tip: You could try connecting your computer directly to your Wi-Fi router using an ethernet cable to improve and/or guarantee your connection. You can test your broadband speed/bandwidth here: https://www.speedtest.net/ The operating systems supported are Windows 8 or higher, and MAC OS X (latest and previous releases). Chromebooks are not supported therefore shouldn’t be used.
  • Wi-Fi connection – you should be positioned where the signal is strongest
  • Web browser – you’ll need the latest version of Google Chrome
  • Webcam required – maximum resolution of 1280 x 720
  • Microphone required
  • Audio required
  • If possible, turn off any updates on devices
  • Ensure that your laptop/desktop is plugged in for the duration of the assessment

*You will have access to the course for 12 months only. You can purchase course extensions here

You’ll be assessed throughout your learning by our online quizzes. If you achieve 80% or more in our quizzes, you’re ready to take a mock exam. One marked mock exam is included in this package. 
The Functional Skills Level 2 Maths exam is delivered online and tests your ability to utilise Mathematical skills to solve problems based on the units you covered during your studies.

Once you’re ready to book your exam, please contact exams@learndirect.com. Part of the exam allows the use of a non-scientific calculator.

All instalment plans must be paid and up to date before an exam can be booked. In addition, exams cannot be booked for dates before the final payment is successfully made. For example, if two monthly payments are due in the future, an exam can be booked, but the exam date will be after the final payment is received

 

NCFE

NCFE logo

For our functional skills qualifications and certification we work with NCFE.

NCFE is a national Awarding Organisation, passionate about designing, developing and certificating diverse, nationally recognised qualifications and awards. These qualifications contribute to the success of millions of learners at all levels, bringing them closer to fulfilling their personal goals. Last year alone, over 340,000 learners from over 2,000 colleges, schools and training organisations chose NCFE as the Awarding Organisation to help them move their careers forward.

NCFE is a registered educational charity and has a strong heritage in learning, going back over 150 years. With a buzz that sets it apart, NCFE is proud to be recognised for its exceptional customer service and friendly approach. We're a values based company and our values are at the heart of everything we do.

NCFE’s extensive product catalogue includes a wide range of general and vocationally related qualifications in a variety of subject areas, as well as Competence Based qualifications/NVQs, and Functional Skills qualifications.

NCFE is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Welsh Government in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA Regulation) in Northern Ireland.

Career

Functional Skills Maths can help you to develop your career or to find that job you’ve always wanted. Many employers now look for a Level 2 qualification in Maths before they consider hiring a candidate for a job. Gaining this qualification could be just what you need to give you that boost against the other people applying for the position.

Maths is also really beneficial for your day-to-day life skills. You can make sure your phone bill is correct, work out discounts to make sure you get the best deal. You could even plan renovations to your house! Functional Skills Maths is also great if you want to help your children with their homework.

Functional Skills Maths can also give you the skills you need to go to university. Many universities require a Level 2 qualification in Maths, and as Functional Skills Maths Level 2 is the equivalent of a GCSE grade C/4, then gaining this could be your ticket to studying your degree. You need to check with your chosen university that they accept Functional Skills Maths before starting your course.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Functional Skills are Level 2 qualifications that focus on core subjects, English, ICT, and Functional Skills Maths. Rather than delve into in-depth theoretical approaches, Functional Skills is designed to provide learners with skills that they require on an everyday basis in their work and day-to-day lives.
Functional Skills courses are broken down into various levels, with each one offering a different purpose, of which we have explained below: • Functional Skills Entry Levels 1-3 – These courses are below GCSE level, giving learners basic skills and confidence in Maths, English, and ICT • Functional Skills Level 1 – Learners get a higher level of teachings at this level, which is the equivalent of GCSE grade D-G/1-3 • Functional Skills Level 2 – For learners wanting to go to university or meet entry requirements for your chosen job, you will need qualifications at this level as it is the equivalent of GCSE grade C/4
Yes! As mentioned, Functional Skills Level 2 is the equivalent of GCSE grade C/4, which is a standard pass. So, if you complete the course successfully and pass your exam, your Functional Skills Maths qualification will be the same as a GCSE pass grade.
To arrange your Functional Skills Level 2 exam, please contact our team on exams@learndirect.com.
Forever! Once you have done the hard work and obtained your Functional Skills Maths qualification, you will have this achievement for life, it does not expire.
Yes! Most universities will accept your Functional Skills Level 2 Maths qualification as part of their entry requirements because it is a legitimate alternative to GCSEs. However, we advise that you check with your chosen establishment before applying.
  • FREE On-Demand & Live Classes Upgrade - RRP £480
  • FREE On-Demand & Live Classes Upgrade - RRP £480
Live Classes Upgrade

Functional Skills Maths Level 2 Inc. Online Exam

This Course at a Glance

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Gain the equivalent of a GCSE grade C/4
  • Develop essential mathematical skills
  • Get 12 months to complete the course
  • Study online from home
  • Exam included

About Your Course

Maths is part of everyday life, from calculating personal budgets to splitting restaurant bills. To develop a solid mathematical skillset, you need to learn the core elements. Our Functional Skills Maths course is ideal for individuals who want to gain mathematical skills that will benefit their everyday and professional lives.
 
A Level 2 Functional Skills Maths qualification is the equivalent of achieving a GCSE grade C/4, meaning that it can help you on your way to further education or an entry-level job. This Functional Skills Level 2 Maths course includes everything you need to guide you all the way through your journey in developing your Maths skills and confidence.
 
Our Functional Skills Maths Level 2 course was written by experienced and qualified subject specialists. We offer a unique programme thanks to our online tools, which allow learners to navigate their way through our Functional Skills course at their own pace and in their own time.
 
This level of flexibility makes Functional Skills Maths ideal for individuals who have existing commitments, such as childcare. Thanks to our online learning platform, you can tailor your study schedule around your daily routine.
 

Getting Started

As the UK’s leading online learning provider, learndirect has helped millions of individuals gain qualifications that have helped boost their career prospects. With a Functional Skills Maths Level 2 qualification, accredited by NCFE, you will be in a strong position to pursue further study or meet certain job requirements.
 
Not only that, but you will have essential mathematical skills that we use in everyday life. As part of our Functional Skills Maths package, you will benefit from a series of online tutorials, activity sheets and fact sheets for a period of 12 months. 
To help you through your studies, you will have email access to an experienced tutor, and you can book in two one-hour tutorials with them via a virtual classroom. Once you have completed the Functional Skills Maths course, you will be ready for your online exam, which is included in your course package. 
 
To prepare for your exam, you will be able to take a mock exam, which will be marked by your tutor with important feedback. Upon successful completion of your exam, you will have an NCFE-accredited Level 2 qualification.
+ Free Upgrade Self-Paced Online Learning With Tutor Support Self-Paced Online Learning With Tutor Support PLUS On-Demand & Live Classes
Access your course materials immediately
Tutor support via our market-leading platform
Study around existing commitments
Progress as quickly as you’d like
Tailored individual learning plan to help you succeed
Engaging content; from videos to interactive quizzes
Industry-leading 3 days marking turnaround
Live class scheduled between 10 am to 8 pm daily (including weekends)  
Access to our video library of previous lectures available on-demand  
Interact with your tutors directly during your class  
Network with like-minded students via our chat functionality  
Take live classes multiple times or access recordings as you like  

Modules

Functional Skills Maths Level 2 is comprised of the following units:
  • Using numbers – This section covers everything from whole numbers to fractions, decimals, and percentages. You’ll look at how to solve real problems using these skills, including making decisions about purchases, using ratios in recipes, or working out whether your bills are correct. All the number skills you look at will be tested by quizzes at the end of each section, ensuring that you are ready to sit your final exam
  • Understanding measure, shape and space – This section contains a wide range of topics from area and distance to time, speed and temperature. You’ll look at how to solve problems involving time to plan your day-to-day or work life, and how to use your understanding of shape and area to do anything from read a map to plan a house renovation. Our quizzes will check that you’re able to use these skills in different situations, making sure that you’re ready for your final exam
  • Handling data – This section looks at working with information. You’ll look at how to summarise and present information that you’ve found, and how to understand information that other people are sharing with you. You’ll also look at probability and how likely certain things are to happen. You’ll learn how to spot patterns and see how even data and statistics can be biased. Our quizzes on topics, such as averages, probability and interpreting charts and graphs, will help you to make sure you’re ready for your final exam

Requirements

Great news! There are no entry requirements for our Functional Skills Maths course. All you need for your learning is access to a computer or tablet and an internet connection. For your online exam, you can access the exam from home.
 

Equipment Requirements:

For you to sit a remotely invigilated assessment, you’ll need the following equipment/environment:
  • Laptop/desktop with webcam and microphone (Microsoft Windows or a Mac, Chromebooks cannot be used)
  • Wi-Fi connection (Min 1Mbit/s upload | Min 10Mbit/s download)
  • Smartphone or tablet (Apple iOS 8.0 / Android 4.1 or higher)
  • Suitable test environment (quiet room with no distractions)
 
Your laptop/desktop will run the assessment software and your smartphone or tablet will be used to record you and the assessment. The assessment itself cannot be sat on a smartphone or tablet.
 

Laptop/desktop Requirements:

You’ll need to have access to a laptop/desktop that has the following set up:
  • Broadband speed/bandwidth: - Minimum 1Mbit/s upload speed - recommended upload speed is 1.5Mbit/s - Minimum 10Mbit/s download speed - Tethering via a mobile phone is not supported. Tip: You could try connecting your computer directly to your Wi-Fi router using an ethernet cable to improve and/or guarantee your connection. You can test your broadband speed/bandwidth here: https://www.speedtest.net/ The operating systems supported are Windows 8 or higher, and MAC OS X (latest and previous releases). Chromebooks are not supported therefore shouldn’t be used.
  • Wi-Fi connection – you should be positioned where the signal is strongest
  • Web browser – you’ll need the latest version of Google Chrome
  • Webcam required – maximum resolution of 1280 x 720
  • Microphone required
  • Audio required
  • If possible, turn off any updates on devices
  • Ensure that your laptop/desktop is plugged in for the duration of the assessment

*You will have access to the course for 12 months only. You can purchase course extensions here

Assessment

You’ll be assessed throughout your learning by our online quizzes. If you achieve 80% or more in our quizzes, you’re ready to take a mock exam. One marked mock exam is included in this package. 
The Functional Skills Level 2 Maths exam is delivered online and tests your ability to utilise Mathematical skills to solve problems based on the units you covered during your studies.

Once you’re ready to book your exam, please contact exams@learndirect.com. Part of the exam allows the use of a non-scientific calculator.

All instalment plans must be paid and up to date before an exam can be booked. In addition, exams cannot be booked for dates before the final payment is successfully made. For example, if two monthly payments are due in the future, an exam can be booked, but the exam date will be after the final payment is received

 

Qualifications

NCFE

NCFE logo

For our functional skills qualifications and certification we work with NCFE.

NCFE is a national Awarding Organisation, passionate about designing, developing and certificating diverse, nationally recognised qualifications and awards. These qualifications contribute to the success of millions of learners at all levels, bringing them closer to fulfilling their personal goals. Last year alone, over 340,000 learners from over 2,000 colleges, schools and training organisations chose NCFE as the Awarding Organisation to help them move their careers forward.

NCFE is a registered educational charity and has a strong heritage in learning, going back over 150 years. With a buzz that sets it apart, NCFE is proud to be recognised for its exceptional customer service and friendly approach. We're a values based company and our values are at the heart of everything we do.

NCFE’s extensive product catalogue includes a wide range of general and vocationally related qualifications in a variety of subject areas, as well as Competence Based qualifications/NVQs, and Functional Skills qualifications.

NCFE is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Welsh Government in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA Regulation) in Northern Ireland.

Career

Functional Skills Maths can help you to develop your career or to find that job you’ve always wanted. Many employers now look for a Level 2 qualification in Maths before they consider hiring a candidate for a job. Gaining this qualification could be just what you need to give you that boost against the other people applying for the position.

Maths is also really beneficial for your day-to-day life skills. You can make sure your phone bill is correct, work out discounts to make sure you get the best deal. You could even plan renovations to your house! Functional Skills Maths is also great if you want to help your children with their homework.

Functional Skills Maths can also give you the skills you need to go to university. Many universities require a Level 2 qualification in Maths, and as Functional Skills Maths Level 2 is the equivalent of a GCSE grade C/4, then gaining this could be your ticket to studying your degree. You need to check with your chosen university that they accept Functional Skills Maths before starting your course.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Functional Skills are Level 2 qualifications that focus on core subjects, English, ICT, and Functional Skills Maths. Rather than delve into in-depth theoretical approaches, Functional Skills is designed to provide learners with skills that they require on an everyday basis in their work and day-to-day lives.
Functional Skills courses are broken down into various levels, with each one offering a different purpose, of which we have explained below: • Functional Skills Entry Levels 1-3 – These courses are below GCSE level, giving learners basic skills and confidence in Maths, English, and ICT • Functional Skills Level 1 – Learners get a higher level of teachings at this level, which is the equivalent of GCSE grade D-G/1-3 • Functional Skills Level 2 – For learners wanting to go to university or meet entry requirements for your chosen job, you will need qualifications at this level as it is the equivalent of GCSE grade C/4
Yes! As mentioned, Functional Skills Level 2 is the equivalent of GCSE grade C/4, which is a standard pass. So, if you complete the course successfully and pass your exam, your Functional Skills Maths qualification will be the same as a GCSE pass grade.
To arrange your Functional Skills Level 2 exam, please contact our team on exams@learndirect.com.
Forever! Once you have done the hard work and obtained your Functional Skills Maths qualification, you will have this achievement for life, it does not expire.
Yes! Most universities will accept your Functional Skills Level 2 Maths qualification as part of their entry requirements because it is a legitimate alternative to GCSEs. However, we advise that you check with your chosen establishment before applying.

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