Level 1

Functional Skills in Mathematics Reform

Qualification Overview

FutureQuals’ Level 1 Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics is made up of a single component and onscreen assessment.

This qualification has been designed to provide learners with a wide range of mathematical skills that are transferable across various settings, both in-and out-of-work, or education.

At Level 1, learners are required to complete two section of the assessment, one sections permits the use of a calculator and the other section does not.

Section A is the non-calculator section and learners are required to answer questions involving underpinning mathematical skills and problem-solving without the use of a calculator. Section A is worth 25% of the total qualification.

Section B is the calculator section and learners are required to answer questions involving underpinning mathematical skills and problem-solving with the use of a calculator. Section B is worth 75% of the total qualification.

Mathematical problem solving is a core element of Level 1 Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics. Underpinning mathematical skills and knowledge will also be tested in its own right. Underpinning skills are defined, as part of this qualification, as the ability to do maths when not as part of a problem.

Qualification Facts

QAN603/4803/3
TypeFunctional Skills
Level1
GL55
TQT60
Product CodeL1FSM
Offered in an apprenticeship framework
NA
Price£18.50

Qualification Specification