NOCN Functional Skills Maths Level 1 Past Papers

The NOCN Functional Skills Maths Level 1 exam is split into two parts: Section A and Section B. For section A you are not allowed to use a calculator, and it contains 25% of the total marks for the paper. Section B contains 75% of the total marks for the paper, in this section you are allowed to use a calculator. Both sections require the following equipment: a pen, a pencil, a rubber, a ruler, a protractor, a pair of compasses and tracing paper.

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NOCN Functional Skills Maths Level 1 Past Papers: At a Glance

Calculator? Marks Time
Paper 1 Paper 1 Non-Calculator 14 Marks 30 minutes
Paper 2 Paper 2 Calculator 42 Marks 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Total - 56 Marks 1 hour 45 minutes

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What topic areas are covered in the exam?

The NOCN Functional Skills Maths Level 1 exam assesses candidates on the following three topic areas:

  1. Using Numbers and the Number System
  2. (Common) Measures, Shapes and Space
  3. Handling Information and Data

In the NOCN Level 1 qualification, learners are expected to be able to use their knowledge of the specification and apply this to straightforward problems. They will also be required to solve more complex problems, which could require knowledge of multiple mathematical areas, and be expected to make connections between these areas.

NOCN Functional Skills Maths Level 1: Key Details

Qualification Title NOCN Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics at Level 1
Qualification Number Qualification Number 603/5269/3
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.