Guidance on complying with the rules and regulations for new Functional Skills qualifications in English.


Functional skills English guidance

Ref: Ofqual/21/6775/1PDF, 262KB, 18 pages

Functional skills English guidance

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This guidance is intended to help awarding organisations understand how to comply with the Functional Skills English conditions and requirements.

All awarding organisations have a legal obligation under section 153 of the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 to have regard to this guidance.

Published 28 June 2018
Last updated 22 April 2021 + show all updates

  1. Functional Skills English guidance document updated and HTML version added.

  2. First published.