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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14 April 2014Independent Survey Proves that bksb is the UK's Number One Functional Skills Solution
11 April 2014Significant Grant for New Adult Maths and English Research Facility
26 March 2014bksb Tour 2014: Functional Skills or GCSE - How About an eLearning Solution for Both?
25 March 2014Functional Skills a 'Stepping Stone': Surprising Decision?
24 March 2014Add 'Flexibility and Functionality' to GCSEs
12 March 2014Chinese Teachers to Raise Standards of Maths in England
07 March 2014The Skills Conference 2014 - Biggest and Best Yet
26 February 2014The Skills Funding Statement 2013-2016: How does it Relate to Functional Skills?
25 February 2014Chinese teachers are 'more effective' than those in Britain, says the education minister
17 February 2014Business, Innovation and Skills Committee Investigate UK Adult Literacy and Numeracy
10 February 2014Number of Apprenticeship Vacancies rise, but there are still twelve applications for each position.
27 January 2014bksb welcome the Minister for Skills and Enterprise to Bett 2014
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
In my opinion, bksbLIVE is the best online functional skills system in the market.Geoff Cox, TFT Training & Qualifications
bksb Initial & Diagnostic Assessments offer us a crucial platform which informs us of our learners' individual needs.Mark Stewart, East Durham College
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
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