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Functional Skills English Test

Take your Functional Skills English Level 1 or Level 2 exam at an approved centre.

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Functional Skills English Test in Leeds

Take your Functional Skills English test at an approved exam centre for only £297!

Sit your exam in our Leeds test centre close to the city centre.

There are 3 exams for English (Reading, Writing and Speaking & Listening.) – The exams will usually be completed over 2 days.

If you’ve already done some English learning and are ready to take an exam, take your test at one of our exam centres.

There is no learning included with the exam. We also offer Functional Skills English Level 1 and 2 online courses which can be studied at your own pace. These courses are great for those who need some revision before taking their exams. Study Functional Skills English online first if you still need to improve your knowledge.

Choose an exam date using the calendar below. This is a provisional date and must be approved by us before confirmation is made.

How to book an exam

  1. Fill out your details using the form.
  2. Your chosen exam centre is Leeds. (Addresses below.)
  3. Select your preferred date to sit your exam. Although we cannot guarantee your date will be available, we’ll do our best to offer a closest available date.
  • Please allow at least 2 weeks notice.
    Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY

Exam details

Exam times

Functional Skills exams do not have set exam dates and can be taken at any point during the year.

Level 1 and 2 English exams have 3 exams in total (Reading, Writing and Speaking & Listening).

Reading is 1 hour.

Writing is 1 hour 20 minutes.

Speaking and Listening is upto 30 minutes.


The exam costs £297 per entry. If unfortunately you do not pass, you will need to pay the fee again for a resit.

Entry requirements

If you haven’t studied with us, you’ll need to complete an Initial Assessment and a mock exam paper. This is to ensure that you are 100% ready for the exams.

If you have studied with us, your tutor will let you know when you are ready for the exam.

Important booking information

All English exams will need approval. Exams usually take place over 2 days.

Please arrive at least 30 minutes before your exam is due to begin. This ensures that we have time to set up the exam and go through mandatory rules and test conditions with you.

If you arrive on or after the exam start time, you will not be able to sit your exam and there will not be any refund.

It can take up to 6 weeks to get your results due to Functional Skills Reforms.


Exam Centre Addresses

We also have other test centres in the North of England and Manchester.

Provincial House, 140 Victoria Street, Grimsby, DN31 1NX
Dunedin House, Albion Street, Hull HU2 8HH
St David’s Court, David Street, Leeds, LS11 5QA
Victoria House, Wellington Street, Stockport, SK1 3AD
Clarence Arcade, Stamford Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 7LT