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Skillsfirst Level 1 Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics

 

 

The Skillsfirst Level 1 Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics has been developed for work, study and life. It gives learners the opportunity to demonstrate a sound grasp of mathematical skills at the appropriate level and the ability to apply mathematical thinking effectively to solve problems successfully in the workplace and in other real-life situations.

 

The qualification has been designed to enable the learner to gain in confidence and fluency, and to develop behaviours such as persistence and logical thinking as they apply mathematical tools and approaches. The qualification has also been designed to:

 

Achievement of the Skillsfirst Level 1 Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics

 

To achieve the Skillsfirst Level 1 Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics, learners must successfully pass the one mandatory unit (an on-screen or paper-based exam).

 

The exam is split into two sections, in Section A calculators are not permitted, in Section B calculators are permitted. Scientific calculators are not permitted.

 

The total duration of the exam is 2 hours with a total of 60 marks.

 

 

Qualification structure

 

Skillsfirst qualification number

Qualification title

Ofqual qualification reference

RFSM1

Skillsfirst Level 1 Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics

603/4807/0

 

Mandatory units

Ofqual unit  number

Unit title

L/617/2478

Functional Skills Mathematics Level 1

 

Related Documents:


Skillsfirst Level 1 Functional Skills Qualification In Maths Handbook

 

 

Total qualification time (TQT) and guided learning hours

 

The TQT for Skillsfirst Level 1 Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics is 60.

 

The minimum guided learning hours (GLH) are 55.

 

What has changed?

 

Some of the changes to Functional Skills Mathematics include:

 

This means that learners will need to:

 

The Skillsfirst approach to this will be to develop examinations that have:

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