Here at the Tutor Company we pride ourselves on helping students of all ages progress with their studies. The functional skills courses are becoming a popular option that we recommend as it is a qualification that is a GCSE equivalent. This will help learners be eligible for certain jobs that they are wanting to get and to maybe proceed into higher forms of education. Most universities and employers accept functional skills maths and English qualifications making it a great option for everyone. Whether you are wanting to apply for a better job or to proceed in education, functional skills courses are the key to allowing you to do so. 


With there being many functional skills course providers, it is important to make sure that they are Ofqual regulated. The courses that we recommend to students are all Ofqual regulated and have a great track record of success. The maths and English courses provide a great way of learning as learners will be guided through many different practice questions and exam questions. Video tutorials will also be there for students to use so that they can watch actual explanations on how to solve certain problems. These courses provide excellent ways for people to learn and gain their qualifications


Here are a few frequently asked questions about the courses:


Can I take the courses remotely/at home?

Yes! You can take the course from the comfort of your own home if you wish to do so.


What is the Functional Skills Level 2 qualification equivalent to?

The Functional Skills qualification is equivalent to a GCSE grade C or Level 4.


Will Universities and employers accept this qualification?

Yes, as long as the qualification is Ofqual regulated most accept it as a GCSE equivalent.


How long does the course take to finish?

While we cannot give a specifics, the recommended study time for the maths and English course is around 50 hours each so a total of around 100 hours.