The leading specialist in functional skills solutions
bksb® is the UK's most popular online functional skills solution. Last year, over 1.2 million individual learners used bksb to improve their functional skills in English, maths and ICT. In our 19 year history, over 25 million learners have benefitted from our easy-to-use online assessments and learning resources.
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12 November 2013Thousands of teenagers do not achieve a pass grade in GCSE English and maths
08 October 2013bksb and eTracker produce outstanding data integration for education providers
07 October 2013Book your place on 'The Skills Conference 2014'
03 October 2013Pupils who do not achieve good GCSEs in English and maths must continue to study the subjects in post-16 education
01 October 2013A recent OECD study shows that there are 8.5 million adults in England and Northern Ireland with the numeracy level of 10-year-old
10 September 201320% discount on any new purchases of our main suite of products
09 September 2013Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) attainment will be a requirement for apprentices
06 September 2013Government sets out plans to reform Apprenticeship funding
05 September 2013New Learning Resources for Entry Level 1 maths are now available!
12 August 2013New GCSE Screener in English and maths coming soon...
01 August 2013New City and Guilds qualifications for English and maths
02 July 2013FE Teacher and Trainer qualifications review 2013
English and maths (Functional Skills & GCSE)
Our outstanding fully-hosted online platform
Our range of products
- Our outstanding range of products will enable your learners to improve their functional skills.
- Our core products include initial assessment, diagnostic assessment, learning resources, skill checks and revision scenarios.
- We also offer a range of additional products such as ESOL-initial and diagnostic assessments and vocational learning resources.
Our upcoming events
As well as supplying leading software solutions, we also pride ourselves on hosting training events and conferences which truly support you, your colleagues and learners. View all events
I am delighted with the overall functionality of bksbLIVE. It provides exactly the service we require and our learners enjoy using the system.Edward Jones, Cymru Care Training Limited
I find your product essential for identifying the skills gaps for our students, it allows staff to plan for specific needs, students to achieve and make progress.Susan Halton, Bolton Youth Challenge
In my opinion, bksbLIVE is the best online functional skills system in the market.Geoff Cox, TFT Training & Qualifications
bksb has enabled the effective testing, tracking and progression of a large cohort of students. It is accessible and easy to manage.Catherine Murphy, Fullhurst Community College, Leicester
bksb Initial & Diagnostic Assessments offer us a crucial platform which informs us of our learners' individual needs.Mark Stewart, East Durham College