Our on-demand Functional Skills assessments provide a high level of realism through real-life scenarios relevant to the learners’ experience.
Effective and budget friendly
Developed in partnership with colleges and training providers and competitively priced, Gateway Qualifications’ Functional Skills offer optimises cost and efficiency while offering an intelligent solution that keeps learners’ interests at its core. Assessments are available on demand with no charges for resits at Entry Levels.
A supportive learner experience
In addition, assessments provide a high level of realism through real-life scenarios relevant to the learners’ experience.
A flexible approach that works for learners
With assessments available on-demand and a fast turnaround of results, Gateway Qualifications Functional Skills offers flexibility with the option of a preparatory suite of bite-sized English and maths qualifications from entry level to Level 2.
Sample assessments and other support materials are available on each qualification page.
Additional Functional Skills support materials are available on the Excellence Gateway which is maintained by the Education and Training Foundation.
Apprenticeships and Traineeships
Functional Skills can be used as part of an Apprenticeship framework and are also ideal for use in Traineeships. The qualifications have been designed to give learners the skills to operate confidently, effectively and independently in education, work and everyday life. They have been created in response to employers’ recommendations that learners would benefit from a thorough grounding in the basics and the ability to problem-solve.
Bite-sized English and Maths
Gateway Qualifications also offer a comprehensive suite of bite-sized English and Maths qualifications from Entry Level to Level 2, which are ideal for preparing learners for whom Functional Skills are too daunting a step.
If you are interested in running Functional Skills please contact us.