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Delivering IQ Functional Skills

How to deliver Functional Skills as an IQ centre.


In order to be competent to deliver Functional Skills tutors and trainers should have experience and/a qualification that exceeds the level of their learners registration.

If you want some additional support to get your trainers confident and prepared to deliver Functional Skills qualifications IQ have developed two qualifications especially for this purpose,

If you require support to up skill staff  we recommend you contact EM Skills who are an independent consultancy and training organisation that specialise in Functional Skills.

Support Materials


Assessments are based on the Ofqual Functional Skills Standards and are used as the basis of assessment in each subject. IQ has developed summaries of the standards(English, maths, ICT), which will help with planning schemes of work.

We have also developed IQ Functional Skills Teaching and Assessment Guides,which are available to give your further help with delivering and assessing the qualifications.


Teaching Guides


Assessing Guides


Our Sample assessment papers and mark schemes and upcoming completed assessments with marker feedback will enable you to support learners to prepare for their assessment.

We've also identified a number of free resources that you may find useful in delivering Functional Skills.