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Functional Skills Maths - Exam Only (London or Online at your home)

Functional Skills Maths - Exam Only (London Or Online At Your Home)
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Course Overview

The Functional Skills Mathematics Level 2 qualification is GCSE Grade C (Grade 4) Equivalent and is accepted by universities and colleges for higher education nationally. This Maths Level 2 Exam option is ideal for candidates who are looking to achieve a Functional Skills qualification quickly, without the need for tutor support. The Maths Level 2 exam can be taken from the comfort of your own home or at our centre in North London, Haringey.

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Course Details

Functional Skills Maths - Exam Only (London or Online at your home)

  • Time: Non-Applicable
  • Learning style: E-Learning
  • Access to Course: Non-Applicable
  • Venue: Online
  • Ofqual Registered: Yes
  • Awarding Body: Non-Applicable
  • Payments: Non-Applicable
  • Totum Card Eligible: Yes
  • Accepted by: Non-Applicable
  • GCSE Equivalent: Yes
  • ID Card Included: Non-Applicable
  • Approved by: Non-Applicable
  • Valid for: Non-Applicable
  • Can be completed within: 3-weeks
  • Qualification Ref: Non-Applicable
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Career pathways for this Course

Functional Skills can be used in a range of different industries such as business, teaching, childcare and social care aswell as being the foundation for future education and studying. By gaining Functional Skills qualifications in English, Maths and ICT you will be prepared to apply to universities and colleges, apprenticeships or a new job role in any sector. Developing functional skills can increase confidence and improve both work performance and productivity. 

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About this course

This Functional Skills Maths exam is available at Level 1 or Level 2; and covers everything from the very basics to the more advanced skills. Functional Skills Maths qualifications are nationally recognised and are equivalent to GCSE Grade C (Grade 4). The Functional Skills Maths exam can be taken from the comfort of your own home or sat at our training centre in North London. If you are looking to obtain a GCSE in Maths or Functional Skills in Maths, this exam only option is one of the fastest ways to achieve the qualification.


How it works

After purchase, you will be sent login details by email for access to your own online Functional Skills Maths revision portal, which you can use independently to revise for your Functional Skills Maths examination. Once you are ready to take your Maths exam, you can use our calendar booking tool on your online booking account to arrange your exam or call us on 0208 342 7210 to arrange your booking.

Before you can book your Maths exam on your online account, you must complete the following:

  • Identification Upload
  • Initial Assessments in Maths and English
  • Learning Styles questionnaire
  • Successfully complete a Mathematics practice test

Please be aware that there is no tutor support available in this Maths course. If you have already purchased and would like to have support from a tutor you will need to upgrade for an additional cost.

You will have access to our free e-learning GCSE Equivalent Maths Course for up to 3-months. You must book your Maths test within 3-months of purchase or you may need to re-purchase the course again.

TOTUM Card Eligible

Candidates enrolled in this course are eligible to apply for an NUS TOTUM Pro Student Discount Card, please follow the link for more information: https://www.thelearningstation.co.uk/totum-id-card



How the exam works

Once you have completed all the enrolment tasks on your online learning account, you can then book your Maths examination with us. We require a minimum of 7-days notice for any examinations. 


Upon booking the exam via your online account, you will receive a booking confirmation so you know that your slot is secure. 


If you have paid to take your Functional Skills Maths exam online, the awarding body will email you 2-working days after your booking with joining instructions. 

Please take note of the entry requirements, as if you do not meet these requirements you will not be able to sit the online Maths exam. 


Online/Remote Examinations

The Maths exam lasts for a total of 150 minutes

40 Minutes - Non-calculator Exam

110 Minutes - Calculator Permitted Exam

You must score 75% or higher to pass the exam. 


In-centre Examinations

The Maths exam lasts for a total of 105 minutes

25 Minutes - Non-calculator Exam

80 Minutes - Calculator Permitted Exam

You must score 75% or higher to pass the exam. 

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however, candidates must be over 16 to enrol.


In-centre examinations

The Functional Skills Mathematics exam is available to all candidates aged 16+. Candidates will be required to travel to our centre in London for the exam.


Online Examinations

To be eligible for online examination, learners will need to have a laptop/computer with the following features:

  • A Web Camera
  • A computer/laptop with a windows operating system (Mac/Tablet/Chromebooks are not compatible)
  • A smartphone with a camera
Examination Timetable (available dates and times)

You must arrive on time for your examination or you will need to pay the retake fee


In-house examinations

Examinations are run every Tuesday and Thursday.

Tuesday- 10 am

Thursday – 10 am


Online Examinations

Examinations are run every weekday (Mon-Fri) at the following times;

  • 10 am - 1.30 pm
  • 11 am - 2.30 pm
  • 12 pm - 3.30 pm
  •  1  pm - 4.30 pm
  •  2  pm - 5.30 pm
  •  3  pm - 6.30 pm

We require 7-days notice for exam bookings

Units and Pathways

The exam for Functional Skills Maths may include:

  • Positive and Negative Numbers
  • Practical Calculations
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Fractions, Decimals and Percentages
  • Formulae
  • Recognise and Use 2D 3D
  • Area, Perimeter and Volume
  • Use, Convert and Calculate Measures
  • Collect and Represent Data
  • Discrete and Continuous Data
  • Investigate Statistics
  • Probability
Results and certification

Results for Functional Skills qualifications are usually available within a couple of weeks, however, they can in some cases be held for up to 32-days from the date the exam was taken. The results will be emailed to you once they have been published for the centre to view by the awarding body.


The certificate will be sent to you by email if you have passed your exams, and this will be sent in the form of an e-certificate which Universities and higher education will accept as a GCSE Maths Equivalent Qualification.

Fees, Rescheduling and Retakes

If in the unfortunate event you are not successful your examinations, the retake fee for this examination is £80.00.


You can request for your examination to be re-marked, however, this is subject to a £50.00 remarking fee.


If for any reason you are not able to attend your exam or miss your appointment with less than 2-working days notice, you will need to pay the £80.00 retake fee if you wish to take your exam.


You can re-schedule your exam free of charge if you have provided 2-working days’ notice. This needs to be sent in writing to [email protected]

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