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Functional Skills Maths Level 2

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What is the Functional Skills Level 2 Maths exam?

Functional Skills Maths Level 2 is an exam that provides learners with an equivalent GCSE of a Grade C or 4 in Maths. This qualification can be used in place of a GCSE qualification for those unable to obtain them, allowing you to progress with a career, course, or profession. It also opens up careers such as the police, nursing, social care, as well as many apprenticeships.

The Functional Skills Maths Level 2 exam is split into 2 papers, the Non-calculator paper, and the Calculator paper, both of these papers are there to challenge your mathematical skills and how you problem-solve.

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How can the Functional Skills Level 2 Maths Course help?

The Functional Skills Level 2 Maths Course we provide is full of many different materials and practice questions for you to use. Every learner uses the course in their own way to help them focus on any topics they may struggle with and just to get a new insight to any they may be more comfortable with. Our course almost ensures you pass your Functional Skills Level 2 Maths Exam first try!

Here at Pass Functional Skills we provide our learners with the best revision materials possible in order to help them with any upcoming Functional Skills Maths Level 2 exams, and also allowing them to book their exam if they are looking to.

Thanks to Functional Skills exams being benchmarked by GCSE exam boards such as AQA and Edexcel, there are past papers scattered throughout the internet that you can look up online, or feel free to use our site here to access the papers we have put together for your benefit.

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How would the course help?

Video Explanations – Every step of the level 2 Maths curriculum is gone over during the course. This could be anything from long division to quadratic equations. Every topic has its own video tutorial by a professional tutor to help you study!

Practice Exercises – After going through some of the basics and the pre-assessment provided, you can use the practice exercises to challenge your understanding and knowledge on each topic. Using these can help increase your confidence on the topics you chose to do the exercises for.

Smart System – The level 2 Maths course has a “Smart System” inbuilt into it, saving your answers and tracking your progress as you proceed through the course, allowing you to go back and view your previous answers as well as finding your weakest topics, helping you find out the best topics to focus your studying on. You can look back at any time so feel free to use this feature as much as you’d like!

Exam Questions – After answering the practice questions, you then have a choice to move onto more difficult exam style questions. You can answer these questions whenever you like however these questions are set with exam conditions in mind, so you can prepare yourself for exam day. They are also more difficult than the practice questions due to these being exam questions, so don’t worry if you can’t figure them out right away!


What is Functional Skills Level 2 Maths?

Functional Skills Level 2 Maths is a GCSE equivalent qualification. This qualification helps enable learners to develop their already existing numeracy skills.

Why do people take the Functional Skills Level 2 Maths exam?

Due to the qualification being a GCSE equivalent, a large number of people take the Level 2 Maths exam in order to either improve their chances of employment, or to get into University or Apprenticeships.

What kind of University or Apprenticeships require a Functional Skills Level 2 Maths qualification?

Most if not all Universities and Apprenticeships accept the Functional Skills Level 2 Maths qualifications. The kinds of courses and apprenticeships that accept these include nursing, police, teaching, midwifery and many more.

How do the Exams work?

The Functional Skills Maths Level 2 exams are split into 2 papers, the calculator and the non-calculator. Both papers focus primarily on problem solving, numeracy and also how you process and use the information given to you to answer the question at hand.

Can I resit my exam?

You are able to resit the exam if you would like. Please contact our resit support team so they are able to help you prepare for the resit and walk you through the steps to rebook. Most learners pass on their first attempt so it's highly unlikely that you would need to resit!

How should I prepare for this Functional Skills Level 2 Maths exam?

The best way to prepare for the exam is by using our courses that we provide on our site! We provide all of our learners with an opportunity to do so, and even give each learner the option to try out with our free course and past papers.

When can I expect my results?

All the Functional Skills exam results are returned within the time frame of 3 weeks (16 days).

Will my University/Apprenticeship accept a Functional Skills result

Ofqual regulates our Functional Skills exams so our results are universally accepted as a level 2 qualification, which would be equivalent to a GCSE grade C

What is the grade equivalent to GCSE Maths?

A Functional Skills Maths Level 2 qualification is equal to that of a grade C at GCSE standard. Universities and Employers also see them as such.