Online guide to Functional Skills…

We have created a series of online tutorial videos for you to view to help understand how our Functional Skills offer looks and works. These videos are suitable both for staff and learners.

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Running a Functional Skills External Assessment

To support your team of Invigilators we have created this short video showing you how our Functional Skills external assessments must be run. For full guidance and instructions you must refer to the Regulations for the Conduct of External Assessment however this video gives you a visual experience.

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Our Online Assessment System

All of our Level 1 and 2 external assessments are available both paper based on online. We recognise that you’ll want to be familiar with the functionality of our online assessments so we’ve created these short but useful tutorials.

If you are new to NCFE and would like to know how to apply to be an NCFE Online Assessment centre please see the below video for guidance.

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Functional Skills English

The following video will walk you through our online English assessment showing you what our assessment system looks like, how to manoeuvre through it and how the assessments are set up for both writing & reading.

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Functional Skills Maths

The following video will walk you through our online maths assessment showing you what our assessment system looks like, how to manoeuvre through it and how to use the different type of charts featured in our assessments. 

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Functional Skills ICT

The following video will walk you through our online ICT assessment showing you what our assessment system looks like, how to manoeuvre through it and how to use the different functionality of our simulated ICT screen.

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..Speaking, listening and communication assessment

The following video will show you sections of a speaking, listening and communication assessment. The assessment is split with info slides giving you an overall guidance of how the assessment should be carried out. For full advice we would strongly recommend speaking to your External Quality Assurer.

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