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Functional Skills Maths Level 2 Online Exam - OFQUAL Regulated

The Functional Skills Maths Level 2 exam will help you get that promotion you’ve been looking for, or get you onto university courses such as nursing, policing or teaching.

Functional Skills Maths Level 2 At a Glance

  • Government-approved qualification – OFQUAL regulated
  • Accredited by the Open Awards
  • Take your exam at home
  • Fast turnaround of results
  • Get into university, nursing, policing and more
  • Reduced resit fees of up to 50% if you don’t pass
  • Evening, Saturday and Sunday timeslots are available at no additional cost

What’s included in the Functional Skills Maths Level 2 Exam?

  • Registration with the OFQUAL-regulated awarding body Open Awards
  • One Level 2 Maths Functional Skills exam
  • Paper and electronic certificates – get your certificate when you get your pass result!
  • Find out more about how it works here!
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How will my Functional Skills exam work?

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

What will I need for the exam?

  • 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 Functional Skills Maths Level 2 marks?

The awarding body provides results for Functional Skills Mathematics examinations within 6 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 2 in Mathematics course or Specialist Mathematics Private Tuition.

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

The paper assignment percentages vary between 53% and 60% depending on the paper.

What will I be assessed on during the Functional Skills Maths Level 2 exam?

The Level 2 Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics helps learners apply their mathematical skills to solve increasingly complex problems.

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 2 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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