Functional Skills Maths

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    Part Time

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    17 Weeks

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    Boston and Spalding

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    September 2020


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.

What will I do?

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

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.

The Functional Skills course is flexible so you can complete the course when is the most suitable for you, choosing from:

Tuesday or Wednesday 6:00pm-8:30pm

Wednesday or Thursday 6:00pm-8:30pm

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)

How to Apply.

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

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What you could earn

  • £74,939


  • £46,976


  • £26,130

    entry level

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