How to Sign Up
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Functional Skills Maths teaches practical skills that allow you to work confidently, effectively and independently in life, providing you with the mathematical skills needed to take an active and responsible role in the community, everyday life, the workplace and educational settings.
The course will consist of one lesson per week, with an examination at the end. Functional Skills are also a mandatory requirement for apprenticeship frameworks.
Course Structure & Teaching Methods
Within entry level maths you will learn to use and apply mathematics in practical tasks, in real-life problems and within mathematics itself, focusing on number, shape, space and measures, and handling data.
A level 1 qualification will include:
Representing and analysing situations mathematically
Interpreting solutions to problems using mathematics
Coverage of mathematical content in number, geometry and statistics
A level 2 qualification will include the above plus:
Coverage of mathematical content using algebraic formulae
Teaching methods include tutor-led sessions, tutorials and discussions, plus individual, paired and group tasks. Where possible, the course will include examples related to your workplacement, apprenticeship or traineeship to support your learning.