What is the course about?
This 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 a Level 1 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.
What topics does the course cover?
The course covers the following amongst other things: understanding and using fractions & percentages, calculating area and quantities and woking with numbers.
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?
An A4 folder to keep your work, and pen 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 Level 1 Functional Skills exam to progress onto Functional Skills Level 2.