Pass Functional Skills

Providing functional skills courses, revision, tuition and Ofqual regulated exams.

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Passing functional skills maths & English level 2 enables people to get into university, start a career, complete an apprenticeship and improve employment prospects. At Pass Functional Skills we are committed to helping each and every person achieve level 2, which is why we offer free functional skills subject knowledge assessments for every learner.

  • Uni

    GCSE Equivalent Level 4 Accepted by Universities

  • Jobs

    Start Careers in Nursing, Policing, Teaching & More

  • More

    Complete an Apprenticeship or Start a New Career with Level 2

What We Do

Pass Functional Skills are the leading service for Functional Skills Maths and English Ofqual regulated exams and online courses. We also offer lots more resources, including free diagnostic assessments, revision products such as revision guides, revision cards, and practice papers, tuition, and lots of free revision materials, such as revision web pages, worksheets, and past paper solutions. Pass Functional Skills is an all encompassing service, offering everything from start to finish for students looking to gain a Functional Skills Qualification.

  • Ofqual regulated exams and online courses

  • Free diagnostic assessments

  • Revision products - guides, cards, practice papers

  • Tuition for Maths and English

  • Free revision materials - revision pages, worksheets, past paper solutions

About Functional Skills

Functional skills qualifications in maths and English enable learners to develop essential numeracy and literacy skills. Most importantly, the level 2 functional skills are equivalent to GCSEs. Most people take the level 2 exams to get into university to improve employment chances.

Yes, we are the only provider to offer free initial assessments for functional skills which can be used to determine RPL for maths and English. We have a dedicated service for further education institutions and training providers looking to support their learners in passing functional skills.

Yes, you can sign up to a free trial of our functional skills level 2 courses by going to the dedicated course pages.

The course covers every topic and question type that can come up in the exam. Each topic is covered with video tutorials, practice questions, exam style questions and model solutions. The course also contains a pre-assessment to help you determine which areas you need to work on. Finally, there are 30 full mock exams to help you get ready for exam day.

In general, results for functional skills examinations can be obtained within 2 weeks. However, this varies depending on the time of year and which exam board you use.
Our exams team will always provide you with the exam board which provides the fastest results at the time. If you would like to specify an exam board, please let the exams team know when booking.

Our course materials are the very best things you can use to prepare for the exam. You can also make use of our free materials and past papers that we provide to learners.

Yes, you can resit your exam. Our resit support team will contact you to guide you through booking and preparing for a resit. In most cases our learners pass first time, so hopefully you won’t have to use our resit service.

Our examinations are Ofqual regulated so are universally accepted as level 2 qualifications that are equivalent to GCSE grade C.

Our examinations are Ofqual regulated so are universally accepted as level 2 qualifications that are equivalent to GCSE grade C.

The pass mark can vary from exam to exam. The functional skills maths level 2 pass mark is usually around 50% to 55%.

Yes, you can sign up to the free version of our level 2 courses, and get access to free resources, past papers and the pre-assessments for both maths and English.

Yes, we offer City & Guilds functional skills resources and exams. We also have online functional skills exams for Open Awards. We offer resources for all the other major exam boards including Edexcel (Pearson), AQA, NCFE and others.

Why choose the Pass Functional Skills service?

Students & Training Providers

We work with students on a 1-2-1 basis but also training providers to help their apprentices complete the level 2 qualifications.

Universally Accepted

All of exams are regulated by Ofqual and are universally recognised. So whether you are an apprentice, prospective teacher, nurse or police officer, this qualification will be accepted for your course and job.

Tuition & Revision

We have specialist functional skills tutors and tonnes of free revision materials to help students pass first time.

Fast Booking

You can book your exam within 5 working days. We have the fastest turnaround of any major provider.

Fast Results

We forward results as soon as they are released by the exam board.


Certificates are provided soon after results.

Lowest Cost Exams

Our functional skills exams are the lowest cost available.

Free Course Materials

Revise for free using our free revision materials.

No Hidden Fees

There are no additional extra costs or hidden charges from the fees you see.

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