Functional Skills in Maths at Level 1 and 2

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Course information

Our Functional Skills in maths courses are open to anyone who is seeking to improve their numerical skills. These courses are for learners working at below level 2 in maths. It is an ideal course for those who need to improve on one or more skills in numeracy and maths, with essential topics being covered.

You will focus on the core mathematical skills needed to enable you to progress towards a qualification at an appropriate level. This course will help you build on your practical maths skills to get the most out of work and everyday life. You will work on improving your skills and confidence in using numbers in everyday life and work towards gaining a Functional Skills qualification in maths.

Our experienced tutors have expertise in aligning theoretical concepts and practice. The skills, knowledge and behaviours taught on these programmes will provide you with the essential Functional Skills, leading to excellent job opportunities

Entry requirements

You will need to be at least working towards Entry Level 3 in maths and have a good understanding of English. You will be required to complete an initial assessment so that we can assess the Functional Skill course you need to be placed on.

What will I study?

  • Using numbers in everyday life
  • Handling data
  • Using a calculator
  • Measure, shape, and space
  • Understand and use numbers
  • Calculate and manipulate mathematical information
  • Interpret results and communicate

Taught hours

Varies dependent on course level.

Where can I progress to next?

On successful completion of this course, you should be able to progress to the next level of maths at Level 2 to continue building on the skills you have learnt, or you may choose to start a higher level vocational course.

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