Edexcel Functional Skills ICT Level 2 Past Papers

Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills ICT Level 2 past papers are laid out in a similar way to the majority of other ICT Functional Skills exams, they consist of two sections. Candidates are only permitted to use the internet for section A, which is stated clearly in the exam. Section B requires you to use the data files provided to work through the tasks without the use of the internet. The recommended guided learning hours for this qualification is 45 hours.

Edexcel ICT Functional Skills Level 2 exams contain a maximum of 50 marks, with the pass mark being approximately 72% (36 marks).

Section A: 15 minutes – 6 marks – 1 task

Section B: 105 minutes – 44 marks – 5 tasksĀ 

The past papers cover the three main skills in the specification:

  1. Using ICT
  2. Finding and selecting information (Section A)
  3. Developing, presenting and communicating information

Edexcel Functional Skills ICT Level 2: Key Details

Qualification Title Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills Qualification in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at Level 2
Qualification Number Qualification Number 500/9827/5
Approved age ranges Approved age ranges Pre-16, 16-18, 19+
Total Qualification Time (TQT) Total Qualification Time (TQT) 54 hours
Guided Learning Hours (GLH) Guided Learning Hours (GLH) 45 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.