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FUNCTIONAL. SKILLS. JUNE 2011. CURRENT OFFER. © CITY & GUILDS. CITY & GUILDS FUNCTIONAL SKILLS – CURRENT OFFER. externally marked assessments for Level 1 and 2 Reading, Writing, Mathematics and ICT

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FUNCTIONAL

SKILLS

JUNE 2011

© CITY & GUILDS


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CURRENT OFFER

© CITY & GUILDS

© CITY & GUILDS


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CITY & GUILDS FUNCTIONAL SKILLS – CURRENT OFFER

externally marked assessments for Level 1 and 2 Reading, Writing, Mathematics and ICT

internally marked assessments for Entry Level and Speaking, Listening and Communication at all levels

Monthly paper-based test series for English, Mathematics and ICT at L1 and L2 *

on demand, on screen assessments (in addition to paper based) at Levels 1 and 2 – reading and writing

ICT and Mathematics on screen to follow

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City & Guilds Functional Skills

Registration and results

Entry Level assessments – paper-based, on demand

learners are registered (before they sit the assessment), through the Walled Garden

nominated centre contact appointed

passwords for accessing live assessment papers on Walled Garden

papers and assessment packs downloaded in readiness for assessment – stored securely until assessment

assessments internally marked, internally verified, externally verified

centre may receive direct claims status after positive EV visit

Same process for Speaking, Listening and Communication levels 1 & 2

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Registration, entry and results

Level 1 and 2 fixed date, paper-based assessments

candidates registered through Walled Garden

candidates entered for assessments through Walled Garden

assessment packs and papers dispatched to centre

assessments taken within allocated window *

Monthly paper-based assessment windows for English, Mathematics and ICT at L1 and L2 *

scripts sent for external marking

results on Walled Garden within 20 working days

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Registration and results

English levels 1 and 2 on screen (reading and writing)

candidates registered through Walled Garden – same day registration

assessment scheduled through Walled Garden

results on Walled Garden – 20 working days

ICT and mathematics levels 1 and 2 on screen in development

GOLA/e-volve

CITY & GUILDS FUNCTIONAL SKILLS – CURRENT OFFER

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APPROVALS

all active Key Skills (3638) and pilot Functional Skills (3648) centres granted automatic approval for 3748

all Adult Numeracy/Literacy (3792), ESOL Skills for Life (3692) and ICT Skills for Life (3804) centres able to complete a fast track form

other centres will need to complete a qualification approval (QAP) form

3748 has 3 complexes

each complex is for 1 subject, but all levels for the subject

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FUNCTIONAL ENGLISH

consists of 3 parts

Reading

Writing

Speaking, listening and communication

each part is assessed separately

learners must complete all parts

certificate awarded at lowest level of achievement

dictionaries are allowed at all levels

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FUNCTIONAL MATHS

single assessment for each level

entry level may be split over more than 1 session

dictionaries and calculators are allowed at all levels

thematic tasks that require the candidate to determine which maths skills they need to use

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FUNCTIONAL ICT

single assessment for each level

all assessments require access to ICT equipment

dictionaries allowed at all levels

thematic tasks that require the candidate to determine which ICT skills/software they need to use

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SUPPORT WITH

FUNCTIONAL SKILLS

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RANGE OF FUNCTIONAL SKILLS SUPPORT

www.cityandguilds.com/functionalskills

SMARTSCREEN

WEBSITE

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FS WEBINARS

CITY & GUILDS SUPPORT

LOCAL OFFICE CENTRE SUPPORT

SPECIALIST FS ADVISORS

LOCAL NETWORK EVENTS

FS EVENTS

MONTHLY FOCUS NEWSLETTER


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WEBSITE SUPPORT

www.cityandguilds.com/functionalskills

Qualification handbook

Chief Examiners’ Reports

Live assessment material

WEBSITE

Approval forms

FAQs

Speaking, listening & communication documents and guidance

Sample assessments & worked examples

Information on regulatory criteria


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SUPPORT OFFER

GETTING STARTED WITH:

GETTING TO GRIPS WITH FS:

Functional Skills

English

Mathematics

Functional Skills Support

ICT

Administration

Assessment

GETTING STARTED – web-based only for those new to FS

Access Arrangements

For learners and parents

On-screen assessments


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FUNCTIONAL SKILLS EVENTS

www.cityandguilds.com/uk-centres-events.html

GETTING TO GRIPS WITH FUNCTIONAL SKILLS:

ON-DEMAND WEBINARS

REGIONAL OFFICE EVENTS

IN-HOUSE WORKSHOPS

English

English | Mathematics | ICT

(FULL DAY REGIONAL OFFICE BASED EVENTS)

English | Mathematics |

ICT

Assessment

Administration

(CUSTOMISED EVENTS)

Mathematics

ICT

Assessment

(HALF DAY REGIONAL OFFICE BASED EVENTS – BOTH ON SAME DAY)

Administration

On-screen assessments

Access arrangements

For learners and parents


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2011-12

DEVELOPMENTS FOR

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