Functional Skills FAQs

When will we get results for Skills qualifications?

How are the results calculated?

For centre assessment grades, what will be classed as supporting evidence?

Would any evidence be unacceptable?

For Level 1 and 2, why do I need to make new test bookings when we were previously asked to cancel our paper based and/or on demand test bookings?

Do I need to submit learners we anticipate would not pass the assessment by 31 July?

What is the deadline for making test bookings for Level 1 and 2 tests?

What will the fees be for these test bookings?

If I change my mind and want to withdraw any learners test bookings can I do this?

How will I submit my centre assessment grades?

What is the deadline for submitting centre assessment grades?

What can I do if I do not have any supporting evidence for some of my learners' centre assessment grades?

Do I need to submit centre assessment grades for Speaking, Listening and Communicating?

If my learner has already completed the Speaking, Listening and Communicatng assessment, do I need to submit a centre assessment grade as well?

If my learner has completed either the reading or writing assessment, do I need to submit a centre assessment grade as well?

When will the calculated results be available?

Will we be able to take live tests for Functional Skills?

What does this mean for Speaking and Listening and Standards Verification?

Should we continue with remote Speaking and Listening assessments?

Is the legacy FS certification end date being extended?

Can I register new learners or change existing registrations?

How can we record that we have used supporting evidence for ELFS and ESOL?

Will I need to supply the supporting evidence to Pearson? 

How can we certificate learners if external verification has not been completed yet?

What can I do if I do not have any supporting evidence to support my professional judgement about a centre assessment grade for a learner?