Functional Skills Maths – Exam only


Functional Skills Maths – Exam only.


Do you feel confident in your mathematical ability or have you studied Functional Skills elsewhere and only need the exam? Register now and choose an exam date that suits you.

Maths – Functional Skills

Open Awards Level 2 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, shape and space
  • Handle information and data
  • Solving mathematical problems and decision making

You will gain an Open Awards Level 2 Functional Skills Mathematics. More information can be found at Open Awards.

Candidates for the Level 2 Functional Skills qualification in Mathematics will be required to under take a diagnostic assessment to determine their level of current understanding.

The examination consists of one exam, which consists of two sections.

Section A
Non-Calculator - 30 Minutes - 15 Marks

Section B

Calculator  - 1 hour and 30 minutes - 45 Marks