Essential Skills: Application of Number (AON)

The Essential Skills Wales Application of Number Qualification will focus on the basics of mathematics:

  • Understanding data

  • Applying correct calculations

  • Presenting results

Assessment Structure:

  • Controlled Task: learners will need to demonstrate their understanding by completing a written task within a time limit under controlled conditions.  ​

  • Confirmatory Test: Having completed the Controlled Task, learners will take a short test comprised of 20 multiple choice questions.

Level 1

Controlled Task: 4 hours

Confirmatory Test: 30 minutes

Level 2

Controlled Task: 5 hours

Confirmatory Test: 45 minutes