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 19 year history, over 25 million learners have benefitted from our easy-to-use online assessments and learning resources.


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1.2 million learners used
bksb in 2012


40 million bksb assessments
have been taken so far


92% of clients renew
their licence


bksb has been established
for 19 years

In my opinion, bksbLIVE is the best online functional skills system in the market.

Geoff Cox, TFT Training & Qualifications

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

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

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