Functional Skills English Level 2

Bristol Tutor Company offers support for people taking their Functional Skills English Level 2 Exams. This functional skills qualification is a perfect opportunity for you to kickstart your career in the working world. This qualification is the equivalent GCSE grade C/ level 4, meaning it is highly sought-after by not only employers but also most universities in the UK, allowing you to meet the requirements for your dream job or course.

The Exam

The Functional Skills English Level 2 Exam is provided by our partners at MME and Pass Functional Skills. The exam will be taken online, all that you will be required to have on the day is a computer or laptop with a working webcam and microphone. The benefit of taking your exam online is that you can do it from the comfort of your own home. This allows you to communicate with your Ofqual-approved invigilator who will set up a video call on the day of your exam. They will be ensuring that your exam meets the exam boards regulations.

The exam consists of 3 parts: Reading, Writing, and the Speaking Listening and Communicating exam. Each exam will be testing different areas of your knowledge, but all of them will be determining your knowledge of the English language. The Reading and Writing exams will be sat together. They will last 1 hour each for a total of 2 hours. They will test your abilities to analyse a variety of texts and your creative writing skills. Finally, you will be required to pass the SLC or the Speaking, Listening and Communication exam. Here, you and three other learners will be asked to give a presentation on a topic given to you before the exam. You will be assessed on your ability to communicate with others. To earn the qualification, you are required to pass all three exams. Once you have completed these exams, you will receive your results within 16 working days via email.

The Functional Skills Level 2 English Online Exam is a GCSE Equivalent Qualification subsequently, MME and Pass Functional Skills exams are accepted by many course providers. MME and Pass Functional Skills exams start at £199, making them the cheapest provider of functional skills exams. We recommend purchasing the Pass Functional Skills English Level 2 Course for £199. This will give you access to a variety of in-depth revision materials that covers all aspects of the curriculum. Additionally, the free-to-use Functional Skills English Level 2 Past Papers are great to revise from. They come with model solutions to expand your understanding and teach you what answer each style of question is looking for. We recommend that you do at least 50-60 hours of revision. While it is down to each individual, we recommend this time frame to ensure that you are well-prepared for your exam.

The Exam Bodies

MME and Pass Functional Skills use Open Awards. It is one of the top ten government-approved exam boards. MME and Pass Functional Skills have provided a range of Functional Skills Past Papers by exam boards such as Edexcel and City and Guilds. To ensure you have the best revision materials for your Functional Skills Level 2 English Exam, the MME’s content team have carefully selected the past papers.

Additional Information

Pass Functional Skills and MME can support you if you did not pass the exam. We recognise that these qualifications are vital but they can be costly. Therefore, MME and Pass Functional Skills can offer a resit for a discounted rate. The reduced cost is £175, and they can provide further support if you need help before your next exam. At Bristol Tutor Company, we offer additional support through one to one sessions in preparation for your exam.

You can contact MME by calling 020 3633 5145. You can speak to a member of the MME team, or if you prefer, you can visit their website. For Pass Functional Skills, you can call 020 4574 9155, or visit their website page. Both providers can help you book your exam and offer any additional information you may need.