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GCSE Equivalency Testing

The GCSE equivalency tests are often taken by prospective trainee teachers and sometimes by people looking to undertake other professional university courses like nursing. The GCSE Equivalency tests in maths, English and Science are required to enter initial teacher training if the applicant doesn’t have a grade C or equivalent in each subject. At QTS Maths Tutor we help people to prepare for their GCSE equivalency tests. We don’t just help with maths; we also provide support for the English and Science. We help with revision materials, exam booking, and additional support as and when is required. The video shows how the GCSE maths equivalency test works. The other tests work in a similar way.

Make sure you are aware of the difference between a GCSE equivalent and GCSE equivalency, these are different things.

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GCSE Maths Equivalency Test

The GCSE maths equivalency test must be taken if you don’t have a GCSE maths qualification, but you want to get into teaching or certain nursing courses. Many universities now accept the maths equivalency test as an equivalent to a GCSE maths qualification, especially for teacher training courses, but you must choose your equivalency testing provider carefully. The exam consists of two papers, a non-calculator and calculator paper that last 45 minutes each. The pass mark for the exam changes depending on the difficulty of the paper. We recommend the MME service as the only Ofqual regulated provider of exams. In addition to this MME also offer the most affordable exams with the best support service.

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At QTS we also help prospective teachers with their English exam booking and preparation. Whether you are looking for GCSE equivalency test past papers or online revision materials, then you will find what you are looking for here. We also have specialist English Equivalency test tutors who can help you on a one-to-one basis to prepare for your exam. The following buttons will take you to the MME service that we recommended for sample papers and exam booking. If you do require and English tutor then please contact our QTS service.

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GCSE Science Equivalency Test

We help people to prepare for the GCSE Science equivalency test as well as the stand alone Biology equivalency test which is often required for those applying to a teaching or nursing course. The course is made up of Biology, chemistry, and physics material. The science equivalency test is made up of 90 marks and is 1 hour 30 minutes long. Once you are ready to start preparing for your exam, we will be there every step of the way supporting you with revision materials, booking your test, tuition, and anything else you need help with. The following are the science equivalency test sample papers and booking service that we recommend.

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GCSE Biology Equivalency Test

The GCSE biology test contains similar content to the AQA specification. From enzymes to evolution, there are all the classical topics covered in the exam. The test is out of 90 marks and is 90 minutes long. Like the other equivalency tests you can take the exam from home with online invigilation with most equivalency testing providers. You can access equivalency test sample papers and exam booking from the following buttons.

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GCSE Equivalency FAQs

How do I get help for the GCSE Equivalency test?2019-07-17T11:19:25+00:00
The Maths Made Easy GCSE Equivalency test service is a dedicated service that supports people in preparing and booking the GCSE equivalency test.
Will my provider accept this equivalency test?2020-12-12T20:01:51+00:00
The equivalency test we recommend is from the most trusted brand in the UK, MME. It gets more website visits and users than all of the other equivalency test providers combined.
Who needs to take a GCSE equivalency test?2019-07-17T11:19:25+00:00
GCSE Equivalency tests are usually taken by people looking to pursue certain professions, teaching being by far the most common one. You need to take the test if you do not already have a GCSE grade C or level 4 in maths and English. Some initial teacher training providers and Universities will accept a GCSE Equivalency test score instead of an actual GCSE grade.
What is the pass mark for the GCSE equivalency test?2019-07-17T11:19:34+00:00
It varies from test to test and whether you do the foundation paper or higher paper that some providers offer.
How do I book my GCSE Equivalency test?2019-07-17T11:19:34+00:00
You need to book an exam with either a University directly or an independent examination provider. You can get help booking your GCSE Equivalency test by contacting us. We help people with their maths equivalency test.
What are the GCSE Equivalency tests?2020-01-03T21:06:00+00:00
The GCSE Equivalency tests in maths, English and Science are tests that cover some of the GCSE curriculum and have an associated examination. They are accepted as alternative qualifications by some Universities if you don’t have a GCSE grade C or level 4. They are often accepted within teacher training courses.