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CACHE/SQA Functional Skills in Application of Number, Communication & Information Technology Levels 1 & 2
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CACHE/SQA Functional Skills in Application of Number, Communication & Information Technology Levels 1 & 2




Anyone who can learn the subjects assessed by Functional Skills will be better placed to progress in their education, training and employment.  This allows them to work to develop and secure the broader range of aptitudes, attitudes and behaviours that will enable them to make a positive contribution to the communities in which they live and work.

Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is suitable for learners of all ages.


This qualification is designed to be delivered in the workplace. Learners undertake initial & diagnostic assessments to identify the areas for development and the appropriate level.


The assessments are constructed as task based; there are no portfolio-based assessments. The assessments are structured to show the processes a learner goes through to find a resolution to a task.

There are no multiple choice questions in the assessments. Functional Skills will be graded as Pass or Fail, with a pass mark of between 70-75%.

Functional Skills assessments can be delivered independently of other qualifications.

What is this qualification worth?

This qualification is a nationally recognised qualifications which are GCSE equivalent.

Level 2 is equivalent to GCSE A-C

Level 1 is equivalent to GCSE D-G


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We can deliver our courses the way that suits you and your setting, making sure everyone involved is learning in a way that they enjoy


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