AQA Certificate, FSMQ, Functional Skills

AQA | Private candidates | Subjects and qualifications information for private candidates | AS and A-levels

Subject specifications that are available to candidates are listed below. Please select a specification to see details of any additional restrictions and/or special conditions for private candidates.

Rules that are applicable to all students for these specifications (for example which optional exams can and can't be taken together) can be found in our Entry codes document and subject specification documents.

AQA Certificate (number in brackets is the specification code)

Further Mathematics (8360) (AQA Level 2 Certificate)

Exam seriesRestrictions/special conditions for private candidates
June 2018None – this qualification is available to private candidates.

Mathematical Studies (1350) (AQA Level 3 Certificate)

Exam seriesRestrictions/special conditions for private candidates
June 2018None – this qualification is available to private candidates.

Preparation for Working Life full course (4801) (Level 1/2 Certificate)

Exam seriesRestrictions/special conditions for private candidates
June 2018None – this qualification is available to private candidates.

Preparation for Working Life short course (4800) (Level 1 and Level 2 Certificate)

Exam seriesRestrictions/special conditions for private candidates
June 2018

This qualification has the following condition on the coursework element:

Coursework element (4800/C)

You must make arrangements for your coursework to be authenticated and notify us of the arrangements using a private candidate coursework information form. You must submit the form at the same time as your entry request.

Use of Mathematics (4350) (AQA Level 1/2 Certificate) (outgoing specification)

Exam seriesRestrictions/special conditions for private candidates
June 2018

None – this qualification is available to private candidates.

Withdrawal of this specification

This specification will be withdrawn after the June 2018 series.

FSMQ (number in brackets is the specification code)

Foundation Level - Money Management (4981) (outgoing specification)

Exam seriesRestrictions/special conditions for private candidates
June 2018

None – this qualification is available to private candidates.

Withdrawal of this specification

This specification will be withdrawn after the June 2018 series.

Foundation Level - Using Spatial Techniques (4982) (outgoing specification)

Exam seriesRestrictions/special conditions for private candidates
June 2018

None – this qualification is available to private candidates.

Withdrawal of this specification

This specification will be withdrawn after the June 2018 series.

Foundation Level - Using Data (4983) (outgoing specification)

Exam seriesRestrictions/special conditions for private candidates
June 2018

None – this qualification is available to private candidates.

Withdrawal of this specification

This specification will be withdrawn after the June 2018 series.

Higher Level - Financial Calculations (4984) (outgoing specification)

Exam seriesRestrictions/special conditions for private candidates
June 2018

None – this qualification is available to private candidates.

Withdrawal of this specification

This specification will be withdrawn after the June 2018 series.

Higher Level - Shape and Space (4985) (outgoing specification)

Exam seriesRestrictions/special conditions for private candidates
June 2018

None – this qualification is available to private candidates.

Withdrawal of this specification

This specification will be withdrawn after the June 2018 series.

Higher Level - Data Handling (4986) (outgoing specification)

Exam seriesRestrictions/special conditions for private candidates
June 2018

None – this qualification is available to private candidates.

Withdrawal of this specification

This specification will be withdrawn after the June 2018 series.

Higher Level - Algebra and Graphs (4988) (outgoing specification)

Exam seriesRestrictions/special conditions for private candidates
June 2018

None – this qualification is available to private candidates.

Withdrawal of this specification

This specification will be withdrawn after the June 2018 series.

Advanced Level (pilot) - Data Analysis (9993) (outgoing specification)

Please note: as a pilot specification, schools/colleges are invited to take part with the maximum number of candidates and schools/colleges participating on the pilot determined by the regulator.

Exam seriesRestrictions/special conditions for private candidates
June 2018

This qualification is available to private candidates at centres approved for the pilot only.

Withdrawal of this specification

This specification will be withdrawn after the June 2018 series.

Advanced Level (pilot) - Hypothesis Testing (9994) (outgoing specification)

Please note: as a pilot specification, schools/colleges are invited to take part with the maximum number of candidates and schools/colleges participating on the pilot determined by the regulator.

Exam seriesRestrictions/special conditions for private candidates
June 2018

This qualification is available to private candidates at centres approved for the pilot only.

Withdrawal of this specification

This specification will be withdrawn after the June 2018 series.

Advanced Level (pilot) - Dynamics (9995) (outgoing specification)

Please note: as a pilot specification, schools/colleges are invited to take part with the maximum number of candidates and schools/colleges participating on the pilot determined by the regulator.

Exam seriesRestrictions/special conditions for private candidates
June 2018

This qualification is available to private candidates at centres approved for the pilot only.

Withdrawal of this specification

This specification will be withdrawn after the June 2018 series.

Advanced Level (pilot) - Mathematical Principles For Personal Finance (9996) (outgoing specification)

Please note: as a pilot specification, schools/colleges are invited to take part with the maximum number of candidates and schools/colleges participating on the pilot determined by the regulator.

Exam seriesRestrictions/special conditions for private candidates
June 2018

This qualification is available to private candidates at centres approved for the pilot only.

Withdrawal of this specification

This specification will be withdrawn after the June 2018 series.

Advanced Level (pilot) - Decision Mathematics (9997) (outgoing specification)

Please note: as a pilot specification, schools/colleges are invited to take part with the maximum number of candidates and schools/colleges participating on the pilot determined by the regulator.

Exam seriesRestrictions/special conditions for private candidates
June 2018

This qualification is available to private candidates at centres approved for the pilot only.

Withdrawal of this specification

This specification will be withdrawn after the June 2018 series.

Advanced Level (pilot) - Calculus (9998) (outgoing specification)

Please note: as a pilot specification, schools/colleges are invited to take part with the maximum number of candidates and schools/colleges participating on the pilot determined by the regulator.

Exam seriesRestrictions/special conditions for private candidates
June 2018

This qualification is available to private candidates at centres approved for the pilot only.

Withdrawal of this specification

This specification will be withdrawn after the June 2018 series.

Functional Skills (number in brackets is the specification code)

English Level 1 (4720)

SeriesRestrictions/special conditions for private candidates
November 2017The qualification has the following condition:

Component 3 – Speaking, Listening and Communication (controlled assessment)

This component must be taken at an AQA-approved school/college that will supervise, authenticate and mark the work.

Please note the following for components 1 (Reading) and 2 (Writing)

There is an on-screen assessment option to these components. Please liaise with your accommodating centre, who may offer the on-screen route. You can not enter for both on-screen and paper-based routes for the same component in the same exam series.

January 2018
March 2018
June
2018

English Level 2 (4725)

SeriesRestrictions/special conditions for private candidates
November 2017The qualification has the following condition:

Component 3 – Speaking, Listening and Communication (controlled assessment)

This component must be taken at an AQA-approved school/college that will supervise, authenticate and mark the work.

Please note the following for components 1 (Reading) and 2 (Writing)

There is an on-screen assessment option to these components. Please liaise with your accommodating centre, who may offer the on-screen route. You can not enter for both on-screen and paper-based routes for the same component in the same exam series.

January 2018
March 2018
June
2018

Mathematics Level 1 (4367)

SeriesRestrictions/special conditions for private candidates
November 2017

None – this qualification is available to private candidates. However, please note the following:

  • pre-release data sheets will be sent to your accommodating centre about four working weeks before the timetabled exam and you should arrange to collect this from the exams officer
  • you will be able to familiarise yourself with the contexts, clarifying any specialised vocabulary and considering the possible mathematics in the situation presented
  • the pre-release data sheets can not be taken into the exam room
  • a clean copy of the data along with any further data required for the other questions will be issued to you at the start of the exam
  • this sheet will not be collected in and marked, so you should ensure that all working is presented in the question paper/answer booklet.
January 2018
March 2018
June
2018

Mathematics Level 2 (4368)

SeriesRestrictions/special conditions for private candidates.
November 2017

None – this qualification is available to private candidates. However, please note the following:

  • pre-release data sheets will be sent to your accommodating centre about four working weeks before the timetabled exam and you should arrange to collect this from the exams officer
  • you will be able to familiarise yourself with the contexts, clarifying any specialised vocabulary and considering the possible mathematics in the situation presented
  • the pre-release data sheets can not be taken into the exam room
  • a clean copy of the data along with any further data required for the other questions will be issued to you at the start of the exam
  • this sheet will not be collected in and marked, so you should ensure that all working is presented in the question paper/answer booklet.
January 2018
March 2018
June
2018