Step - Up. NOCN Functional Skills Pilot. OCNEMR Curriculum Development Manager ( NOCN Skills for Life Team) Patricia Coates-Walker. Functional Skills - Background. Functional Skills are practical skills in English, Mathematics, and Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
NOCN Functional Skills
OCNEMRCurriculum Development Manager
(NOCN Skills for Life Team)
The NOCN Skills for Life Team, have developed Functional Skills Assessments in all three disciplines:
Assessments have been developed at the following levels:
Level 1 and Level 2 are in development for September 2009
NOCN believe that incorporation of the three Entry levels will ensure that functional skills are readily available and inclusive to the full Entry range of learners.
(see QCA Functional Skills Standards 2007)
Ref: QCA/07/3472 www.qca.org.uk/orderline
The content of the assessments are set to the coverage and range
from the standards. Skill Standard and Performance Statements
govern the learner’s level of proficiency.
Each discipline demands different attributes:
Places are available in the pilot