City & Guilds – Functional Skills

Get ahead in work, education or daily life by building your English, Mathematics and ICT skills with the Functional Skills qualifications.

Functional skills consist of EnglishMaths and Information and Communication Technology (ICT).   They provide the essential knowledge, skills and understanding that can enable learners to function confidently, effectively and independently in life and at work.

You can take a closer look at the City & Guilds qualification and practice with the assessments provided. ‘Please note the latest version of Flash is required to view these assessments. To view in full screen, press F11 once the page has loaded.’  Click OK and then Cofirm to access each practice paper/assessment.

Entry 1

Start with the basics by familiarising yourself with the language and tools involved, and by learning to solve short, simple problems.

Entry 2

Start building your skills by learning to solve straightforward problems in familiar contexts.

Entry 3

A little more support or guidance before moving on to Level 1.

Level 1

At this level we offer three qualifications:



Level 2

Handle more complex problems, involving often unfamiliar contexts. Learn how to express, understand or apply more advanced concepts or ideas.