Maths and English Courses

We’ve packaged together our Functional Skills maths and English courses so you can save! If you’re looking to buy Functional Skills English and Functional Skills Maths, view our packages below.

Maths and English Courses

Do you need to resit your GCSE Maths and GCSE English? Functional Skills Level 2 qualifications are the equivalent of a GCSE pass grade. Functional Skills Level 2 are maths and English courses for adults.

If you’re looking to purchase more than one course, we offer a variety of packages at a discounted rate.

Why retake your maths and English GCSEs?

Level 2 maths and English is equivalent to a GCSE pass grade. GCSE Maths 9 to 4, or A* to C in old GCSE grading system.

Functional Skills Maths courses allow you to learn flexibly and take your exam when you’re ready.

  • Apply for a job that requires a GCSE Maths 9 to 4, or A* to C
  • Access higher education
  • Enrol on an access course
  • Enrol on an apprenticeship
  • Go to University
  • Help your children with maths and English homework and revision
  • Improve your skills and confidence with maths and English for day-to-day tasks


Packages by Level

Maths & English Level 1

If you need to take both maths and English, this package offers great value.

Level 1 is an ideal starting point for those who are not ready for a Level 2 qualification.

Maths & English Level 2

If you need maths and English at Level 2 (A*-C), save with this package!

Level 2 is often a requirement to apply for university, apprenticeships or employment.

Maths and English Assessment

There are 5 qualifications available for Functional Skills Maths and English. Entry Level 1, 2 and 3, Level 1 and Level 2.

The maths and English assessment has two parts, 1) the Initial Assessment and, 2) the Diagnostic Assessment.

Maths and English Initial Assessment

The initial assessment will find out your working level. Entry Level 1, 2 or 3, Level 1 or Level 2.

Maths and English Diagnostic Assessment

The second part of the assessment is the Diagnostic Assessment. This is skills test to find out your strengths and weaknesses in maths and English.

We use the information from the Diagnostic Assessment to make a personal learning plan.

It is also used to help track your learning progress.


Functional Skills Maths and English Qualifications

Entry Level 1, 2 & 3 Qualifications

Entry level qualifications are for people who haven’t been in education for a long time. They provide support and training to prepare students for Level 1 and Level 2.

This is similar to having:

  • 1 GCSE below grade G or 1
  • Foundation learning entry level

Maths and English Level 1 Qualification

  • Equivalent to GCSE grades 1 to 3 (D to G in old GCSE grading system)
  • NVQ Level 1
  • GNVQ Foundation
  • Key skills level 1
  • Skills level 1
  • QCF level 1
  • RQF level 1

Maths and English Level 2 Qualification

  • Equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 (A* to C in old GCSE grading system)
  • NVQ Level 2
  • GNVQ Intermediate
  • Key skills level 2
  • QCF level 2
  • RQF level 2

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