What is the course about?
This entry level course, is designed to help you improve your practical maths skills. You will be able to apply the skills learnt in everyday life both at home and in the workplace.
Is a pre-enrolment interview or assessment required for this course?
Yes, please contact our customer services before enrolling.
What level is the course and do I require particular skills, experience or prior qualifications?
This is an entry level maths course , before you can enrol, you will need to take an initial assessment and have a short interview with one of our staff, so we can ensure this is the right level for you. It is also important that you have reasonable levels of reading. ESOL learners will be expected to already hold a level 1 ESOL qualification or higher.
What topics does the course cover?
The course covers the practical use of Reading (extracting information from different texts), writing both formal and informal communications and speaking and listening (presentation skills).
How will I be taught and assessed?
Your tutor will be using pair and small group work. All our classes are equipped with an interactive whiteboard making learning fun and more effective. You will be given handouts and homework on a regular basis.
Are there any other costs or equipment I need to get?
The course if free, however you will be expected to supply an A4 folder to keep your work, and your own pens and paper.
By the end of the course what should I be able to do?
By the end of the course you will be ready to take the level 1 Functional Skills Maths test.
What are the progression opportunities following this course?
You will need 85% attendance and have successfully passed the Entry Level 3 Functional Skills exam to progress onto English Skills at Level 1.