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Functional Skills Mathematics Level 1 Exam only

£149 – no hidden fees

Do you feel confident in your mathematical ability or have you studied Functional Skills elsewhere and only need the exam? Then you have come to the right place!

At BMH Training we offer a full qualification service including the following:

  • Online examinations using Microsoft Teams at a time and date of your choosing
  • All fees included in the price listed
  • Reduced fees for resits if you don’t pass the first time

How will my exam be conducted?

BMH Training offers online examinations with live invigilators using Microsoft Teams, making it convenient for candidates to take exams without the need for additional software or downloads.

What will I need?

  • Photographic ID, such as a provisional or full driving license, passport, national ID card, or any form of picture ID with your name and photograph.
  • a good quality laptop, Mac or PC with a minimum screen size of approx. 14” and minimum resolution of 1024 x 768 – Chromebook are not compatible
  • A webcam and microphone
  • An internet browser
  • Stable internet connection of at least 3 mbps
  • Basic calculator (scientific calculators are not allowed; not required)

When will I get my marks?

The awarding body provides results for Functional Skills Mathematics examinations within 16 to 32 working days. Once the results are received, they are promptly emailed to the candidates by the Distance Learning team.

What happens if I don’t pass?

If you’re unlucky enough not to reach the pass mark, we offer resits at a discounted price. If you’re not sure if you will pass, check out the Preparing for the Functional Skills Level 1 in Mathematics course or Private Tuition.

What are the pass rates for the Functional Skills Mathematics examinations?

The paper assignment percentages vary between 53% and 59% depending on the paper.

What will I be assessed on?

Open Awards Level 1 Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics supports learners to apply their mathematical skills, through appropriate reasoning and decision-making, to solve realistic problems of increasing complexity.

Learners should be:

  • Introduced to new areas of life and work so that they are exposed to concepts and problems which, while not of immediate concern, may be of value in later life;
  • Enabled to develop an appreciation of the role played by mathematics in the world of work and in life generally;
  • Able to use these skills autonomously, applying them to a range of formal and informal contexts, in the workplace and in real life.

Scope of Study

  • Using numbers and the number system
  • Using common measures, shapes and space
  • Handle information and data
  • Solving mathematical problems and decision-making

What qualification will I get?

Functional Skills Level 1 in Mathematics (RFQ) is a nationally recognized qualification awarded by Open Awards. It is highly valued by both universities and employers.

How is the exam set up?

explains how the Functional Skills Mathematics examination is broken up into section A, non-calculator with 30 minutes and 25% of the marks, and section-B, 1 hour and 30 minutes with 75% of the marks

The assessment consists of a 2-hour examination with both non-calculator and calculator sections. During the non-calculator section, you will be required to put your basic calculator away.

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