Preparing learners for Functional Skills Assessments – Level 1 and Level 2 – Maths and English

Virtual Workshop

Monday, 06 september 2021 | 09:30 - 12:30




Understand the requirements for learners to be successful with final assessment in Functional Skills mathematics and English at Level 1 and Level 2

This interactive workshop will explore the assessment requirements for Level 1 and Level 2 Functional mathematics and Functional English. The content is designed to support staff who are preparing learners for final assessment in Functional mathematics and English at Level 1 and 2 in order to be confident with the requirements for the final assessment process and ensure that learners are provided with the best level of preparation.

The virtual workshop content will explore:

  • The skill and knowledge assessment requirements for the Level 1 and Level 2 Functional Skills mathematics and English
  • The expectations for problem solving in maths
  • How to manage the non-calculator aspect of development
  • Different approaches for developing the required level of competence with learners
  • Approaches to check learner competence and prepare them for final assessment
  • Recognising when learners are ready for final assessment and be able to demonstrate the skills required consistently
  • How to analyse testing data and examiner reports and use the information effectively to inform learner support and preparation



due to the interactive nature of the workshop some of the content will not be recorded and delegates will be asked to partICIPATE.

THe VIRTUAL WORKSHOP WILL TAKE PLACE ON THE PLATFORM ZOOM. PLEASE ensure your device supports zoom before booking, to test your device, Click here.



Tutors/ Trainers/ Teachers/ Practitioners delivering Functional Skills in mathematics and/or English who feel that they need greater knowledge, understanding and personal development/ guidance in order to be able to confidently prepare learners for successful final assessment with Functional mathematics and English at Level 1 and Level 2. 

Delegates would typically be employed within organisations that deliver Functional Skills mathematics and English to Apprentices through integrated or discrete programmes, in one to one or group situations.

Delegates will typically be vocational tutors who support integrated Functional Skills or dedicated Functional Skills tutors who deliver Functional Skills through discrete sessions.

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