Functional Skills English Exam Resit

Resit your Functional Skills English Level 2 final test.

Resits are available for existing Think Online Training learners only.


Important: we aim to respond within 2 hours of payment between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday to Friday. For payments made out-of-hours we’ll respond within one working day to arrange your pre-assessment.


What is the duration of the exam?
English Level 2 exams have three components; Reading, Writing, and Speaking & Listening. Exams are usually take over 2 days.
Reading - 1 hour
Writing - 1 hour 20 minutes
Speaking & Listening - up to 30 minutes
Is the exam online or paper-based?

All our Functioal Skills exams are online exams. We're unable to offer remote paper-based exams.

Who is the exam accredited with?

We'll give you a choice of examining bodies. Do you need your certificate urgently? We'll recommend the examining body with the quickest turnaround for exam results.

What is the pass mark for the exam?

Indicative pass marks are an indication of what the pass mark will be. Please see the table below for indicative pass marks for each course.

LevelSubjectMarks availableIndicative Pass Mark (Upper end of the range of pass marks)
Level 1Mathematics6033
Level 2Mathematics6033
Level 1Reading3019
Level 2Reading3020
Level 1Writing5431
Level 2Writing5431
When will I get my results for the final exam?

It usually takes 3 weeks. But it can be longer if the awarding body check your exam marking or are adjusting their grade boundaries.

If you need your results quickly, we can provide an e-certificate while your certificates are in the post.

Can I cancel or refund my exam?

Our refund policy is valid for a period of 7 calendar days from the date of purchase. If you are not satisfied with the service for any reason, email [email protected] to request a refund. If 7 days has lapsed since your purchase, we're unable to offer you a refund.

Exam Information

  • Exam: Functional Skills English
  • Duration: The English exams are made up of three elements: Reading; Writing; and Speaking, Listening and Communicating (SLC). The Reading exam is 1 hour; Writing 1 hour 20 mins; SLC up to 30 minutes
  • Resit Cost: £99 per exam
  • Results: it usually takes around 3 weeks but it can be longer if the awarding body check the mark or are adjusting their grade boundaries.