Functional Skills Maths (Block Week)

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    Part Time

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    1 Week

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    Monday 24 June 2024


If you need a qualification to help you progress your career, take your next steps in education or develop your knowledge for further training and development then a functional skills course could be for you!

The Functional Skills Maths course is available on five levels: Entry 1, Entry 2, and Entry 3, Level 1 and Level 2. You will undertake an initial assessment to determine which level will be most suitable for you to start at. It is recognised by employers and most universities.

Functional Skills Maths gives you the skills to function effectively in your life and work.

What will I do?

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn or improve your basic number skills
  • Know how to calculate, measure and handle money at home or work
  • Use the four rules of number, fractions, decimals and percentages
  • Use a calculator
  • Use and interpret charts, graphs, tables and statistics
  • Develop problem solving skills

The course is delivered by experienced tutors using a variety of interesting resources. Sessions are friendly and fun and allow you to work at your own pace. You will study in our classrooms and via e-learning.

Functional Skills Maths is a key qualification and is suitable for those learners who do not currently hold a GCSE in the subject or ESOL learners who have achieved ESOL Level 2 in reading and speaking and listening.

To study this course you will need to be able to cope with the regular commitment of a once a week class and capable of some independent study.

Functional Skills Maths – Block Week.

This course is a block week that will take you 5 days to complete, over 1 week. You must be able to attend for the entire week.

Starting Monday 24 June 2024, you will attend college at our Boston Campus (Rochford), between 9:30am and 3:00pm, Monday to Thursday, with your examinations taking place on Friday.

You will also attend an assessment day before the course begins, to evaluate the level that will best suit you.

The Functional Skills Maths course is free.

You will do an end of course externally set online examinations.

Certificates in Maths can help you to gain access to further training, in work and in your day-to-day lives as well as career progression and enhanced job opportunities.

Level 1 is equivalent to vocational GCSE grades 2 – 3 (Old GCSE grade E - D).
Level 2 is equivalent to vocational GCSE grades 4 - 5 (Old GCSE grade C).

There are no additional costs related to this course

How to Apply.

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Creating an account is easy, just click ‘Apply for this course’ below.

If you live outside of the UK and would like to apply for this course, please complete the International Enquiry Form.

You can download our course guide