What is the course about?
This GCSE course aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of mathematical concepts, techniques and helps you cultivate a set of mathematical skills for further study. By taking this course, you will become more confident in applying mathematical techniques and concepts to solve problems as well as develop an understanding of the importance of maths in everyday life.
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 a GCSE course. Before you can enrol, you will need to have an initial assessment and an interview with one of our assessors to ensure the course is the correct level for you. ESOL applicants must already hold ESOL at level 2 or above and Functional Skills level 1. Please allow enough time to do this. To avoid disappointment enrol early - this is a very popular course.
What topics does the course cover?
The GCSE maths qualification covers a diverse range of subject matters such as; Geometry, Measure, Statistics, Ratio and Proportion with Rates of Change, Algebra, Number and Probability.
How will I be taught and assessed?
You will attend one basic class session per week, where your tutor will be using pairs and small groups to support your learning. There will be regular assessments throughout the duration of the course.
Are there any other costs or equipment I need to get?
The course is free but you will be expected to supply your own additional resources. Access to a PC, laptop or compatible tablet with internet is essential for the online element. If you do not have internet access we strongly recommend you make full use of our learning centres or your local library.
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 relevant exam and progress onto your chosen vocational pathway.
What are the progression opportunities following this course?
The GCSE is a stand-alone qualification that many people want to achieve because they didn't have a chance to complete it at school. The GCSE qualification is also a useful Level 2 certificate recognised by employers and further and higher education providers.