Liverpool Tutor Company helps people to prepare for functional skills English level 2 exams. This qualification is a great opportunity to get started in the working world, as it is a GCSE equivalent, which is highly desired by employers across the UK. Many college and university also require this qualification to get into their courses, so the functional skills in English makes for a solid foundation for kickstarting your career.

The English functional skills exam is provided by MME, who provide a variety of online exams and courses. All you will need to take the exam is a computer with a working webcam and microphone on a stable internet connection. Before your exam start time, an Ofqual-approved invigilator provided by MME will invite you to an online video call where they will set up and monitor your exam.

In order to obtain the qualification, you must complete the 3 separate exams each covering different areas of the topic. The first 2 exams will be sat together each lasting 1 hour for a total of 2 hours. These exams are the Reading and Writing exams respectfully, and they will be testing your abilities to analyse text and pick out information, as well as write long-form pieces in the form of creative writing. The third and final exam will be the Speaking, Listening and Communication exam, where you will be tasked with giving a 4-7 minute presentation to 3 other learners and the invigilator based on a topic given to you prior to the exam.

Here at Liverpool Tutor Company, we recommend that you spend between 50-60 hours revising before taking the exam.

The functional skills level 2 English online exam is available for purchase on the MME website, with their cheapest offer at £225. This will include the exams themselves as well as all the revision materials you could need to pass your exams, including an abundance of revision cards and past papers.