Functional Skills Level 2 therefore is a more hands-on qualification. While they are simpler and quicker to complete, their recognition as a grade C/4 GCSE equivalent qualification does mean you will be required you to meet a certain level of subject proficiency to pass the exam.
What grade is a functional skills level 2?
grade 4 Functional Skills at Level 2 is equivalent to a GCSE grade 4 (C on old grading system). Functional Skills is a qualification which is widely accepted as a GCSE equivalent.
Is Functional Skills level 2 equivalent to a GCSE?
Our functional skills qualifications are nationally recognised and are equivalent to GCSE Level. A Level 1 qualification is equivalent to GCSE grade D-G. A Level 2 qualification is equivalent to GCSE grade A*-C.
Do universities accept functional skills Maths Level 2?
Functional Skills Maths and English qualifications at Level 2 demonstrate your ability and competence in Numeracy and Literacy and are considered equivalent to a GCSE C or above. The qualifications are now accepted by the majority of universities for a variety of courses.
How long do functional skills results take?
Functional Skills – 6 days results. Were delighted to confirm that from 20 March 2020 all online assessment results for the Functional Skills reform qualifications will be issued in 6 working days!
Is functional skills or GCSE better?
However, Functional Skills are better for people who want to boost their skills quickly (perhaps in time for employment), whereas GCSEs are ideal for individuals that want to dedicate more time to their studies.
Can I do functional skills Level 2 online?
The Functional Skills Maths and English Level 2 online course includes everything you need to gain a C or a higher grade at GCSE level. However, this particular package takes it one step further with the added bonus of an online exam that you can take from the comfort of your own home.
How long does functional skills take to complete?
On average the course takes learners between 8 and 12 weeks however we have had learners complete the course very quickly and similarly if you need longer we allow up to a year for all of our Functional Skills courses.
Can you go to university with functional skills level 2?
Achieving Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English is the equivalent of receiving a grade C at GCSE and can help open doors to new possibilities, including access to a wider range of university courses and career choices.
What is Functional skills Maths Level 2 equivalent to?
Overview. This Functional Skills Mathematics course at Level 2 is equivalent to a GCSE Grade C or Grade 4 in Maths.