Functional skills are widely accepted as GCSE equivalent by employers and further education colleges, opening doors to students who want to progress into the world of work or additional studies. They are also an accepted part of Apprenticeship standards.
Exams can be taken at any time of year – whenever learners are ready.
Pearson is the UK’s largest examining body, working with experts and leaders in the education sector to deliver the highest standards in recognised qualifications. Pearson EdExcel Functional Skills are comprehensive qualifications which offer a range of assessments, delivery and administration support services designed to give learners the support they need to achieve their absolute best.