A Functional Skills qualification could be just what you're looking for. All Functional Skill qualifications are accepted by most universities as an equivalent to a GCSE.

Jun 04, 2021
How Functional Skills can help you get into UK University?

All Functional Skills courses are designed and prepared for you to get into UK university.

A Functional Skills qualification could be just what you’re looking for. All Functional Skill qualifications are accepted by most universities as an equivalent to a GCSE. Whilst many GCSE courses can take up to two years to complete, Functional Skills courses can be completed in just a few weeks and can also be studied from the comfort of your own home.

These qualifications can be achieved in a much shorter amount of time. The recommended guided learning duration for Functional Skills courses is 45 hours. This means that you could finish the course in as little as a few weeks, depending on the amount of time you allocate to your studies. Once you have finished all course units, you can book your Functional Skills exam straight away, get your results and embark on a university course when you pass the exam.

We will guide you and give you all advice and support what topics to. While most higher education institutions accept these qualifications, please check with your chosen university before you submit your application to avoid disappointment.

If you’re interested in completing a Functional Skills qualification with us, call our helpline on 00441865792444 or whatsApp 00447599909996. You can also email us at

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