1Course Overview

Edexcel Functional Skills Maths Level 2 inc. exams

Course code: OSC1325

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This great value course includes  Functional Skills Maths at Level 2 and all exams!

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. 

If you're looking for a flexible and fully inclusive Level 2 qualification in Maths, with no additional fees or booking requirements, choose this Edexcel Functional Maths course with Open Study College.

You will have one year to complete the course, studying when and where is convenient for you. Work through your course materials, complete the learning activities, submit optional assessments to your personal tutor for marking, and then complete the final examination - all included in the price.

We will book the examination on your behalf, so all you have to do is turn up and pass!

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2Course Content

Unit 1: Number

  • Positive and negative numbers
  • Addition and subtraction in a practical context
  • Multiplication and division in a practical context
  • Factors and multiples
  • Fractions and Decimals
  • Estimation

Unit 2: Ratios and proportion

  • Ratios
  • Scaling quantities
  • Using map scales
  • Percentages
  • Converting percentages, fractions and decimals

Unit 3: Algebra

  • Substituting equations
  • Simplifying equations and multiplying out brackets
  • Changing the subject of an equation
  • Solving simple equations
  • Unit conversion
  • Speed, distance and time

Unit 4: Shapes and Geometry

  • Perimeter and area of 2D shapes
  • Circumference
  • Volume
  • 3D shapes
  • Elevations and plans

Unit 5: Probability and statistics

  • Qualitative and quantitative data
  • Continuous and discrete data
  • Simple statistical tests on data
  • Graphs and charts
  • Comparing data
  • Understanding probability
3Other Information


The course materials include an optional assessment at the end of each unit, which you can submit to your tutor for grading and feedback. These assessments do not contribute to your qualification, but are good ppractice for your final exam.

The exam consists of 1 paper:

  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Weighting: 100%
  • Marks: 48 in total
  • Assessment format: onscreen or paper-based assessment

Course duration

You have one year from enrolment to complete the course. You can begin studying at any time of year, and work through the course as quickly or slowly as you prefer.  

Do I have to sit an exam?

Yes, you will need to take the functional skills examination in order to fully complete this course. We will book this exam for you once you feel ready to take it. Exams are held in Birmingham, Manchester or London, so you must be able to travel to one of these locations.

Additional costs

There are no additional costs for this course - everything you need to succeed is included in the price.

Course outcome

On completion of this home learning course and your examinations you will receive the Edexcel Functional Skills Qualification in Maths Level 2. 

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


Your Questions Answered

What skills are needed to enrol on this course?

It is recommended that students are confident using a laptop or computer, as external exam centres may host onscreen only examinations.

Is there a time limit for completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible; designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

What is included in the cost of my course?

  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Final examination
  • FREE CV writing service
  • Comprehensive study guide*
  • Exclusive Open Study College Pen*
  • Student study planner*
  • Three colour highlighter*
  • Student notebook*
  • Document wallet*

* Not included with the online study option

Do I have to sit an exam?

Yes, you will need to take the functional skills examinations in order to fully complete this course. You will be responsible for

What happens if I lose my course pack?

It’s not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

What if I still have questions?

That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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