NOCN Functional Skills English Level 1 Past Papers: At a Glance
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Full List of NOCN Functional Skills English Level 1 Past Papers
NOCN Functional Skills English Level 1
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What topic areas are covered in the exam?
The writing exam is split into two tasks, both worth 27 marks each. It is advised that candidates split their time equally between the two tasks, making sure to leave enough time at the end for checking your work.
Out of the 54 marks available in the exam, 30 marks is awarded for composition of your answer and 24 marks is awarded for spelling, punctuation and grammar.
The reading exam is marked out of 32 marks, with questions referring to three different texts, which you are expected to read at the start of the exam. Spelling, punctuation and grammar is not taken into account when the reading paper is marked.
Candidates for NOCN Functional Skills English Level 1 will also be expected to sit a speaking, listening and communicating exam.
NOCN Functional Skills English Level 1: Key Details
|NOCN Functional Skills Qualification in English at Level 1
|Qualification Number Qualification Number
|Approved age ranges Approved age ranges
|Pre-16, 16-18, 19+
|Total Qualification Time (TQT) Total Qualification Time (TQT)
|Guided Learning Hours (GLH) Guided Learning Hours (GLH)
|Assessment type Assessment type
|Externally set, on-demand assessment.
|The qualification is graded Pass/Fail.
|Entry requirements Entry requirements
|No prior knowledge, understanding, skills or qualifications are required.