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Functional skills | Information and Communication Technology

Functional Skills ICT Level 1 and 2

Edexcel Levels 1 and 2 Functional Skills in ICT are assessed by a single paper-based test completed at a computer. You can find the specification, sample assessment materials and further guidance below.
For information on Edexcel Functional Skills at Entry 1-3, visit our Entry Level Edexcel Functional Skills pages.

expand Assessment that meets learners' needs - now available on demand

We've improved our Edexcel Functional Skills ICT assessment so that it better meets the needs of all learners. It's a truly functional assessment, using the software learners use every day.

Benefits include:

  • Book tests at any time of year
  • Download and upload test material electronically
  • Download tests 24 hours beforehand
  • Results turnaround which matches our onscreen on-demand offer for English and maths
  • Resits available on the same day as results are released.
expand Step-by-step administration support

To support you through the assessment process, we've developed step-by-step videos (see the links below) and a detailed User Guide (under 'Administration and Assessment' in the documents box below). These guides will take you through the full process from registering your learner and booking a test to uploading the learner's evidence.

Edexcel Online video guides

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Additional Guidance


Administration and Assessment


Data Files


Examiner report


Examiner Reports


Mark scheme


Notice to Centres


Past Training Content


Question paper


Sample Assessment Materials


Teacher Support Materials

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