What is the course about?
If you struggle to commit the time to attend any of our centres due to work and family commitments you can now complete the course from the comfort of your own home. During this course you will improve your maths skills through the Functional Skills qualification from NCFE
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 2 course. Before you can enrol, you will need to complete an online assessment have an interview (phone if not local) with one of our team to ensure the course is suitable for you. For non English speakers we would expect you to have ESOL level 1 or equivalent as a minimum.
What topics does the course cover?
The course covers the following topics and more: understanding to use whole numbers with up to two significant figures, understanding to use addition and subtraction in practical situations, recognise and use familiar measures, including time and money.
How will I be taught and assessed?
Accessed wholly on-line you will be allocated a support tutor who will stay in contact by email, social media and skype. We expect you to carryout at least 40 - 60 hours of self directed study using a dedicated online system. All exams will be taken at our Westminster Centre
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.
By the end of the course what should I be able to do?
At the end of the course you take the exam at Level 2. You will also have further improved your general maths skills. If you successfully pass your final assessments you may wish to consider moving to the class based GCSE English that starts each September
What are the progression opportunities following this course?