AQA Certificate, 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 and subject specification documents.

AQA Certificate (number in brackets is the specification code)

Further Mathematics (8365) (AQA Level 2 Certificate)

Exam seriesRestrictions/special conditions for private candidates
Autumn 2021

This qualification is available to private candidates as a re-sit only opportunity for candidates who were entered in June 2021 or who would have taken the exams in the June 2021 exam series.

June 2022

None – this qualification is available to private candidates.

Mathematical Studies (1350) (AQA Level 3 Certificate)

Exam seriesRestrictions/special conditions for private candidates
Autumn 2021

This qualification is available to private candidates as a re-sit only opportunity for candidates who were entered in June 2021 or who would have taken the exams in the June 2021 exam series.

June 2022

None – this qualification is available to private candidates.

Functional Skills (number in brackets is the specification code)

English Level 1 (8720)

SeriesRestrictions/special conditions for private candidates
November 2021The qualification has the following condition:

Component 8720S – Speaking, listening and communicating (controlled assessment)

Centres accepting private candidates must be willing to undertake and assess this component.

January 2022
March 2022
June 2022

English Level 2 (8725)

SeriesRestrictions/special conditions for private candidates
November 2021

The qualification has the following condition:

Component 8720S – Speaking, listening and communicating (controlled assessment)

Centres accepting private candidates must be willing to undertake and assess this component.

January 2022
March 2022
June
2022

Mathematics Level 1 (8361)

SeriesRestrictions/special conditions for private candidates
November 2021None - this qualification is available to private candidates.
January 2022
March 2022
June
2022

Mathematics Level 2 (8362)

SeriesRestrictions/special conditions for private candidates
November 2021None - this qualification is available to private candidates.
January 2022
March 2022
June
2022