What OCR functional skills?

Functional Skills qualifications are designed to equip students with practical skills to get the most out of education and to help them function more confidently, effectively and independently. OCR now only offers Functional Skills qualifications in ICT.

What is OCR entry level?

Our Entry Level certificates are accessible for many types of student and are made up of 100% internally-assessed tasks and tests. Many teachers choose Entry Level certificates for their students as a preparatory course in year 9, or as a stepping stone throughout years 9–11 to support their KS3 and KS4 learning.

What does functional skills mean in maths?

What are Functional Skills? Functional Skills are the fundamental ENGLISH, MATHS and ICT skills that people need for their working and personal lives. People can study for the qualifications in practical ways and apply core skills to real-life situations.

What are the levels of functional skills maths?

Functional Skills Maths is a series of maths courses and qualifications that offer an alternative to GCSE Maths. There are five levels; entry level 1, 2 and 3, Level 1 and Level 2. The level 2 maths qualification is the the same as a GCSE Maths pass grade.

What qualification is functional skills?

Functional Skills are recognised GCSE alternative qualifications, with a Functional Skills Level 2 course being equivalent to a GCSE grade 4 (C), providing a clear answer for those wondering ‘What is Level 2 equivalent to?’

What is entry level qualifications?

What entry level qualifications are. Entry level qualifications can help you build skills, increase your knowledge and boost your confidence. They are known as ‘certificates’ or ‘awards’, and are open to anyone interested in gaining a recognised qualification. There are no entry requirements. Returning to learning.

What is entry level maths?

Entry Level Maths is a government backed maths course to help progress to GCSE Maths pass grade equivalent. Accredited by examining bodies including; AQA, City & Guilds, Edexcel, OCR and Pearson.

What are Functional Skills examples?

For a quick summary, here are 17 examples of what a functional skill is:

  • Math Skills.
  • Monitor and Manage Systems.
  • Arrange and Retrieve Data.
  • Categorize and Summarize Data.
  • Facilitate Discussion.
  • Public Speaking.
  • Write, Edit and Summarize.
  • Languages.

What is Functional Skills level 3 maths equivalent to?

Functional Skills Maths Entry Level 3 is equivalent to a GCSE Maths grade 1 (G). It’s a gateway qualification to Functional Skills Maths for adults and GCSE pupils who learn better with practical, real-life examples.

What’s the difference between functional skills and GCSE?

The key difference between GCSEs and Functional Skills qualifications is that the former are there to test your academic ability, and the latter exist to see how you can apply your knowledge in everyday situations.

What does functional skills level 1 maths cover?

Our Functional Skills Maths Level 1 course will equip you with knowledge of the following topics: numbers, measurements and handling data. You will look at reading, writing, ordering and comparing positive and negative numbers of different sizes and will carry out calculations with numbers.