The Department for Education has recently announced changes to the skills tests. As of the 14th February 2018:
- Candidates will be able to take unlimited tests
- The two year lock out period will be removed, allowing those previously locked out to re-sit the tests
- Candidates sitting a test will be entitled to up to three attempts at the numeracy test and three attempts at the literacy test free of charge
- Candidates that took a test on or after the 24th October 2017 which was their second or third attempt at the test and incurred a charge will be able to claim a refund for the cost of their test.
To find out more about the skills tests click here