Functional Skills controlled assessments were made available again from 1st August 2020, as long as you have received your calculated results for the Summer 2020 awarding period. This covers all subjects, levels and components.
Please schedule your assessments as normal via the XAMS platform.
You must ensure that you are following all government guidance in relation to health and safety when making arrangements for your assessments. If you have any concerns about managing the required controlled conditions, please contact us on email@example.com to speak to a member of the team before scheduling your assessment.
You may be able to offer assessments remotely making use of remote invigilation or proctoring. You must seek approval from Open Awards to offer this service before scheduling your assessments. You will need to provide your policy and procedures to demonstrate your ability to maintain the controlled assessment conditions required for Functional Skills assessments. Please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your assessment requirements.
You must be logged in to the portal with an Administrator profile to access e-Certificates. To download e-Certificates;
- Access the relevant course run via the Your Course Runs page
- Click on e-Certificates within the course run
- Tick the relevant learners
- Enter password (centre ID number) and click 'Download'
- A 'zip' file will be created that will contain certificates for the selected learners (the file is encrypted with your password)
Please note, e-certificates will only be available to centres who have opted for this mode of certification. All printed certificates will be posted to the agreed centre address.
Approved portal users and centre administrators are able to access results reports via their Portal login. If you need additional Portal users set up to access results, or you need support with accessing the Portal, please contact email@example.com.