Resources

We have a wide range of resources and useful tools to complement your programme, including assessment tools, podcasts and training events. 

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Initial Assessment Tool

Our free Initial Assessment Tool (IAT) can help teachers and tutors decide which level of Functional Skills English and maths a learner should study.

Find out more about the Initial Assessment Tool

Functional Skills support

We offer the highest quality teaching support and delivery materials for Functional Skills, including:

  • Rich Feedback for English and maths tests
  • practice tests for onscreen and paper-based assessments
  • delivery guides and lesson plans
  • full specifications
  • past papers
  • schemes of work and marking
  • curriculum models
  • mapping documents
  • access to a teacher community
  • a range of quality published resources including teaching and learning disks
  • podcasts 
  • Sure Skills - a suite of interactive resources. Covering Entry Level 3 to Level 2, Sure Skills is fully mapped to the Functional Skills standards.

Learn more about our Functional Skills teaching support

Training

We offer face-to-face and online training events.

Find out about training events