Functional Skills FAQs

We have a large volume of learners who need to complete Functional Skills. Can we submit them all for TAGs?

We have learners who are anxious about taking a live test. Can they be put forward for a TAG?

Why is Functional Skills being treated differently to other qualifications, for example GCSE exams?

My learners need to take their Functional Skills to progress to EPA gateway - what are the options?

Can we choose to put learners forward for teacher assessments instead of taking a live test?

Are we able to submit Centre Assessed Grades (CAGs) for learners?

Are we able to take live tests for Functional Skills?

Have the legacy assessments for Functional Skills been extended?

Do learners on apprenticeships need to continue with Level 2 Functional Skills where they were a stretch and challenge component of the apprenticeship?

Are we able to do remote assessments for Speaking, Listening and Communicating?

What adaptations are in place for the invigilation of Functional Skills assessments?

We have Level 1 and 2 ICT learners – can these be remotely invigilated?