Functional Skills Level 2 English

Leicester Tutor Company helps people to prepare for their Functional Skills English Level 2 Qualification. This functional skills qualification is equivalent to a GCSE English qualification, making it desirable for those looking to work in the UK. As well as being a sought-after qualification for work, it also grants access to most UK universities and colleges to further your future career.

The Exam

MME and Pass Functional Skills provide remote Functional Skills English Level 2 Exams. Therefore, you can take the exam in the comfort of your own home. All you will need to sit the exam is a computer or laptop with a working webcam and microphone. The setup will allow you to communicate with your Ofqual-approved invigilator, who will be overseeing your exam. The invigilator will ensure your exam abides with the exam boards rules and regulations. The invigilator will contact you before the start time of your exam, inviting you to a video call where they will then set up your exam.

To receive the qualification, you must complete three separate exams: Reading, Writing, and a Speaking Listening and Communicating exam, also known as the SLC. All three exams look to test your knowledge of the English Language. The Reading and Writing exams; are taken in 1 sitting – each lasting an hour for a total duration of 2 hours. These two exams will be testing your abilities in analysing text and creative writing. The SLC exam is on a different date with three other learners. The SLC exam will test your abilities to communicate effectively. You are required to deliver a presentation on a given topic for this task. 

Once you have completed all 3 of the exams, you will receive your results within 16-working days. You need to pass all three components to get your qualification. 

MME and Pass Functional Skills both offer Functional Skills Level 2 English Online Exam. As it is a GCSE Equivalent, the qualification is recognised and accepted by many course providers. With a start price of £175 – MME and Pass Functional Skills are the cheapest providers for online functional skills exams. We recommend the Pass Functional Skills English Level 2 Course for £199; this will provide you with the materials needed to pass your exam. The course covers the curriculum topics and tracks your progress. The free-to-use Functional Skills English Level 2 Past Papers are also an additional way of revising. They contain solutions that outline the answers so you can understand how to improve. The recommended amount of revision is 50-60 hours, although it is down to the individual and when they feel ready to take the exams.

The Exam Bodies

The Functional Skills English Level 2 qualification provided by MME and Pass Functional Skills use Open Awards. It is highly recognised and one of the top ten government-approved exam boards. Additionally, MME and Pass Functional Skills provide a range of carefully chosen Functional Skills Past Papers. These cover different exam boards, for example, Edexcel and City and Guilds. 

Additional Infomation

Here at Leicester Tutor Company, we provide one-on-one sessions to aid your learning and expand your knowledge of English. If you do not pass your exam, MME and Pass Functional Skills can offer you additional support. You can resit your exam at the discounted price of £175. 

If you need to contact MME, you can visit their website or call 020 3633 5145. If you wish to contact Pass Functional Skills, you can also visit their website or call 020 3633 2975. Both are expert providers that can assist you with booking your exam or offer any additional information about the Functional Skills English Level 2 qualification.