## What should I revise for functional skills maths Level 2?

Functional Skills Maths Level 2 Revision

- Common measures, shape and space.
- Using Numbers.
- Handling information and data.

**What is the pass mark for City and Guilds level 2 maths?**

Total – 90 minutes, 32 marks. Pass mark – 24.

**Is functional skills level 2 equivalent to GCSE maths?**

The functional skills level 2 is the most popular alternative to a GCSE maths and English qualification as it is equivalent to a grade C or level 4.

### Is functional skills level 2 the same as GCSE?

Our functional skills qualifications are nationally recognised and are equivalent to the GCSE Level. A Level 1 qualification is equivalent to GCSE grade D-G. A Level 2 qualification is equivalent to GCSE grade A*-C.

**Is functional skills level 2 maths harder than GCSE?**

While Functional Skills Level 2 Maths and Functional Skills English are simpler and quicker to complete, their recognition as C/4 GCSE grade equivalents does mean you will be required to meet a certain level of subject proficiency to pass the Functional Skills exam.

**What percentage is a pass in functional skills maths Level 2?**

58.80% 45.2%

Functional Skills Pass Rates 2020/21

Assessment | First Time Pass Rate | Overall Pass Rate |
---|---|---|

Maths Level 2 | 58.80% | 45.2% |

Reading Level 1 | 90.40% | 72.3% |

Reading Level 2 | 81.50% | 65.8% |

Writing Level 1 | 80.80% | 64.2% |

## Is Functional Skills level 2 maths harder than GCSE?

**Do universities accept Level 2 Functional Skills maths?**

Functional Skills Maths and English qualifications at Level 2 demonstrate your ability and competence in Numeracy and Literacy and are considered equivalent to a GCSE C or above. The qualifications are now accepted by the majority of universities for a variety of courses.

**Which is harder GCSE or Functional Skills?**

Is Functional Skills harder than GCSE? Functional skills are better suited to students who have failed in maths and English; however, that does not mean functional skills are easier. Just like GCSE and any other exams, you will still need to put in the hard work and revision.

### Is Level 2 Maths the same as GCSE?

Functional Skills Maths Level 2 is equivalent to a GCSE Maths pass grade 9 to 4 (A* to C). It’s an alternative qualification to GCSE Maths for adults and GCSE pupils who learn better with practical, real-life examples.

**How long does it take to pass functional skills maths Level 2?**

It can take as little as 6 weeks to complete your Functional Skills Maths Level 2 course and pass the test. Much quicker than GCSE Maths, especially if you have to wait 6 months to sit your GCSE Maths exams.

**Is Level 2 maths the same as GCSE?**

## Is functional skills level 2 accepted for teacher training?

Please note we do not accept Level 2 Functional Skills as equivalent to GCSE as it does not carry the breadth of study of a full GCSE.

**Do PGCE accept functional skills?**

We can accept Functional Skills Level 2 for Social Work courses, but not PGCEs, this is due to each course having differently regulated guidelines.