The final registration date for Edexcel ALAN at Entry 1-3 was 31 August 2013. The final certification date for learners that have already been registered is 31 August 2015.
Edexcel Adult Literacy and Adult Numeracy qualifications at Entry 1-3 are paper-based, internally assessed and externally verified. Edexcel ALAN qualifications at Entry 3 are also assessed through onscreen, on-demand tests.
Edexcel ALAN has been replaced with Edexcel Functional skills to provide a clear path for achievement at Entry Level 1 through to Level 2, in English, maths and ICT.