NOCN Functional Skills English Level 2 Past Papers

NOCN Functional Skills English Level 2 qualifications consist of three key elements, Reading, Writing and Speaking, Listening and Communication. All of these elements are assessed in separate identifiable tasks and assessments. This allows each element to be assessed either on separate occasions or in succession.

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NOCN Functional Skills English Level 2 Past Papers: At a Glance

Exam Marks Time
Paper 1 Paper 1 Reading 35 Marks 1 Hour
Paper 2 Paper 2 Writing 54 Marks 1 Hour
Total Total - 89 Marks 2 Hours

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What topic areas are covered in the exam?

The writing exam consists of two tasks, with both tasks worth 27 marks each. Therefore, learners are advised to spend 30 minutes on each task, including planning and checking.

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.

There are three texts to read on the reading exam (included within the exam), which you will be required to answer questions about in the exam. The total number of marks available is 35, with no marks being awarded for spelling, punctuation and grammar.

Candidates for NOCN Functional Skills English Level 2 will also be expected to sit a speaking, listening and communicating exam.

NOCN Functional Skills English Level 2: Key Details

Qualification Title NOCN Functional Skills Qualification in English at Level 2
Qualification Number Qualification Number 603/5264/4
Approved age ranges Approved age ranges Pre-16, 16-18, 19+
Total Qualification Time (TQT) Total Qualification Time (TQT) 55 hours
Guided Learning Hours (GLH) Guided Learning Hours (GLH) 55 hours
Assessment type Assessment type Externally set, on-demand assessment.
Grading Grading The qualification is graded Pass/Fail.
Entry requirements Entry requirements No prior knowledge, understanding, skills or qualifications are required.