How is Edexcel Functional Skills graded?
Functional skills assessments with Edexcel will be graded either a pass or fail.
How does Edexcel Functional Skills English exams work?
Edexcel English will still comprise of three separate exams – Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening and Communicating. Each exam can be taken separately on demand.
Reading and Writing at Levels 1 and 2 can be taken either on screen or on paper, or a combination of both.
Can I use a dictionary for the Edexcel Functional Skills Exam?
Dictionaries will be permitted for use during Reading exams, this includes bilingual dictionaries.
Dictionaries or spell/grammar checkers of any kind must not be used during the Writing exam. This is the case for all learners including anyone entitled to access arrangements.
How does the Edexcel Functional Skills English exam work?
Mathematics has one integrated exam. It can be taken either on screen or on paper.
The Level 2 Functional Skills Mathematics examinations consist of two sections
What sort of calculator will learners need for the Edexcel Functional Skills Maths exam?
City and Guilds does not stipulate the type of calculator that candidate can use, however pre-programmable calculators or devices with Internet access are not permitted.
The onscreen platform incorporates a calculator that is available to learners during the calculator section of the paper.
How does the Edexcel Functional Skills ICT exam work?
Functional Skills ICT qualifications are assessed by learners completing a one-off series of supervised tasks. Applications you may be assessed in are:-
- web browser and search engine
- email (including contacts and diary)
- presentation graphics
- word processing.