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OCR offers on-screen, on-demand assessment for Functional Skills at Levels 1 and 2 for English, maths and ICT.
Please refer to the Functional Skills qualification pages for more information on the qualifications structure and contents.
There are three easy steps to getting Functional Skills ICT CBT right for your learners – it’s as easy as A, B, C:
Films can be viewed here to support learners in familiarising themselves with the features within OCR’s on screen assessments, including ‘In-app’ testing:
Try our practice tests* for on-screen Functional Skills:
*Please note: Flash player needs to be installed in your browser to take the practice tests.
** These links allow you to view the practice tests but you will not be able to use the file upload functionality. Further information on using the file upload functionality can be found in the video resources above. Alternatively, you can register to become an OCR centre and Surpass user from the approvals section below.
These practice tests are provided for familiarisation purposes only to give learners an idea of the type of questions they may face in a live test. The practice tests run anonymously in a browser window and cannot be marked or provide feedback to the learner.
To access on screen, on-demand assessments you need to be approved for the Functional Skills qualification.
Once approved as an OCR Functional Skills centre, you will need to request access to the tests by completing the sign up for e-tests form.
If you are already approved as an OCR Functional Skills centre, you will still need to request access to the tests by completing the sign up for e-tests form.
You can register candidates on the Surpass website as soon as you have your log in details. You should only register candidates through the Surpass website for on-screen assessment. For paper-based assessment please continue to use OCR Interchange.
The Functional Skills assessments are charged at the unit entry fee. Please see the fees list for the latest prices. Your centre will be invoiced for each Functional Skills assessment taken.
Results and achievements can be viewed in OCR Interchange. Certificates will be dispatched directly to the learner's centre.
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