The leading specialist in GCSE and Functional Skills Solutions
bksb® is the UK's most popular online GCSE and Functional Skills Solution. Last year, over 1.2 million individual learners used bksb to improve their skills in English, maths and ICT. In our 20 year history, over 25 million learners have benefitted from our easy-to-use online assessments and learning resources.
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16 February 2015bksb Selected as Education Resources Awards 2015 Finalist
03 February 2015Time of Transition Reflected in Ofsted Ratings
02 February 2015Ofqual set to Improve Functional Skills' Quality and Assessment
30 January 2015Twice as Many Schools not Reaching Government Benchmarks for GCSE
29 January 2015bksb Training Centre Opens in India
16 January 2015Employers to be in Control of Apprenticeship Funding
18 December 2014bksb Strike Gold with Work Experience Strategy
13 November 2014Qualifications should remain "as stable as possible"
13 November 2014bksb Selected as Bett Awards 2015 Finalist
12 November 2014Dame Asha Khemka Wins GG2 Leadership Award
04 November 2014No Change in Funding for Students Lacking GCSE English and Maths C Grades
07 October 2014Functional Skills Qualifications Are Important Says Skills Minister
Our outstanding fully-hosted online platform
Our range of products
- Our outstanding range of products will enable your learners to improve their English, maths and ICT 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 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
bksb Initial & Diagnostic Assessments offer us a crucial platform which informs us of our learners' individual needs.Mark Stewart, East Durham College
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
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
The bksb Support Team are responsive and friendly. They've made it easy getting to grips with the bksb system.Lisa Westray, Haringey Sixth Form Centre