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Edexcel Functional Skills English and Maths Level 2

Course Codes

OSC1332 / OSC1333

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This great value course includes both Functional Skills Maths and English at Level 2...

  • This Functional Skills English and Maths Level 2 course is equivalent to two grade 4 GCSEs.
  • Accredited and recognised qualification that will demonstrate your knowledge and skills in English and maths.
  • Achieve this qualification from the comfort your own home, at your own pace.
  • If you add on your exams, we will book and pay for them for you!
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Course overview

This great value course includes both Functional Skills English and Maths at Level 2.

Just let us know when you’re ready to sit them after completing your studies, and we’ll book them for you! Stress and hassle-free.

With two years to complete both courses you can study at your own pace, wherever and whenever you choose. Either study each one individually, or simultaneously. You’ll receive all course materials together, so you have the flexibility to learn your way.

Please note that you must complete the exams to achieve your qualification. You can choose to add your exams to your enrolment, and we will save you the hassle of booking them, giving you more time to dedicate to your studies. If you do not add your exams to your enrolment, you will be responsible for booking and paying for your exams by liaising directly with your chosen exam centre.  

Course Duration

Up to two years.

Course Outcome

On completion of your exams, you will receive your Functional skills Maths and English Level 2.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Four exams.

Course content

Extra info

Course Duration

You have 2 years to complete both courses. Either study each one individually, or both simultaneously – the flexibility and choice is yours!

Course Outcome

On completion of this distance learning course and relevant examinations, you will be awarded the Exdecel Functional Skills Qualification in English Level 2 and the Edexcel Functional Skills Qualification in Maths Level 2. If you only complete one of the two courses, you’ll only receive the qualification which corresponds with that course

Awarding Body

Edexcel’s qualifications are world renowned and highly respected, giving learners the opportunity to succeed in life, learning and employment.

Exams and assessments

Functional Skills English Level 2 exam 

Your Functional Skills English Level 2 qualification will require you to complete two written exam papers and one practical speaking exam. 

Functional Skills Maths Level 2 exam 

Your Functional Skills Maths Level 2 qualification will require you to complete two written exam papers, one with a calculator and one without.  

You will also complete a series of tutor-marked assignments throughout your course. This will allow both you and your tutor to track your progress as you make your way through your studies.   

Choosing to add the exams package 

If you choose to add your exams on to your enrolment, all you need to do is contact us when you are ready to sit your exams, we will book and pay for them on your behalf. You are advised to contact us well in advance of when you intend to sit your exams so that we can confirm your place with the exam board. 

Please note, our Functional Skills exam centre locations for this course are as follows: 

  • Birmingham 
  • Coventry 
  • Doncaster 
  • Bolton 
  • Wimbledon 
  • Taunton 
  • St Neots, Cambridgeshire 
  • High Wycombe 
  • Belfast 

The course-only option 

If you do not add your exams to your enrolment, you will be responsible for booking and paying for your exams yourself. If you select this option, you must source and liaise with your chosen exam centre in order to book your exams, Open Study College will not be able to book your exams for you. 

Exam details

Functional Skills English Level 2 - practical exam

  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Assessment format: a five-minute presentation with a question and answer session, and a 15-minute formal discussion.

Functional Skills English Level 2 - paper 1

  • Duration: 75 minutes
  • Marks: 35
  • Assessment format: multiple-choice, short and medium open response questions.

Functional Skills English Level 2 - paper 2

  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Marks: 36
  • Assessment format: two set tasks with 42% of marks assessing spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

Functional Skills Maths Level 2 - non-calculator

  • Duration: 25 minutes
  • Weighting: 25%
  • Marks: 16 in total
  • Assessment format: on-screen or paper-based assessment

Functional Skills Maths Level 2 - calculator

  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Weighting: 75%
  • Marks: 48 in total
  • Assessment format: on-screen or paper-based assessment

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