Functional Skills

Level 1 & 2 Award in Maths or English

Home Study or Face-to-Face in Skegness Available

“The course has been wonderful, I’ve gained so much confidence and knowledge and believe this will help me so much in my upcoming interviews for a teaching assistant role and going forward in the future. ” Miss D

The qualifications in both subjects at all levels are aimed at anyone who is 19+ and wishes to:

  • Learn practical, real-world skills that can be immediately applied in various situations, such as budgeting, problem-solving, and communication.
  • Possess a functional skills qualification to enhance their employability by demonstrating competence in essential areas valued by employers, such as literacy, numeracy, and ICT skills.
  • Achieve a functional skills qualification that will boost confidence and self-esteem, and gain proficiency in fundamental skills necessary for everyday life and work.
  • Obtain a qualification that can serve as a stepping stone to further education, training, or employment opportunities, providing a solid foundation for continued personal and professional development.

Everyone will be working at different levels and the course takes this fully into account, providing a very personal experience, and the course will take about 50 hours and on average learners complete it within 4 – 8 weeks depending on the time given to the learning. You will be able to study both at home (home study) or in person and at home if you are local to Skegness with full support from our tutors, who are here every step of the way to help you achieve your goal.

Course Contents

The aims of the qualification are to enable learners to:

  • An initial assessment to find out your current level
  • A diagnostic to work out exactly what you need to study
  • Course elements matching your exact needs (with tutor support)
  • Practice tasks for your new skills (with tutor feedback)
  • Practice examination papers
  • Online testing
  • Your certificate!

Our Method

We use the online learning suite Moodle to enable you to learn both from the comfort of your own home or any other location.

24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year!


Free tutor support 6 days a week online, by phone, email, or live chat.


Gain a certificate for each course you complete to demonstrate your new skills; for a new employer, to evidence your professional development, or for personal interest.


Practical tasks in each course to aid your understanding.

To Enrol

If you are interested in the course above or want to find out more about our exciting range of courses please fill in the form below.

Our Delivery Partners

Skills 365 – part of The Thrive Tribe Collective Ltd group

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Skills 365