Access to information and resources, networks and development opportunities, for the further education and skills sector.
Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP)
In collabroation with Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), AELP have produced a guide covering the transition from key skills to functional skills for independent training providers.
Information about national Apprenticeships.
Free functional skills and skills for life resources.
Ofqual critera for functional skills qualifications.
Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ)
Information about access arrangements for learners with special requirements: follow the link to view the 'Access Arrangements, Reasonable Adjustments and Special Consideration' document.
Showtime - the Royal Albert Hall
A fully interactive programme of tasks and activities for students and teachers. It covers the English, maths and ICT curriculum, including functional skills requirements, all set in the context of the work of the Royal Albert Hall.
Department for Education
Information and FAQs about functional skills.
Department for Business Innovation and Skills
A range of resources to help you prepare for functional skills teaching. It includes downloadable materials and resources, as well as a Community section where you can discuss best practice with other practitioners.
Offer functional skills as part of other Edexcel qualifications: