Course details

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Qualification name Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics
Qualification level 1
Awarding organisation City & Guilds of London Institute
East Midlands
  • Derby
  • Derbyshire
  • Leicester
  • Leicestershire
  • Nottingham
  • Nottinghamshire
North West
  • Blackburn with Darwen
  • Blackpool
  • Cheshire East
  • Cheshire West and Chester
  • Halton
  • Knowsley
  • Lancashire
  • Liverpool
  • Sefton
  • St Helens
  • Warrington
  • Wirral
West Midlands
  • Staffordshire
  • Stoke-on-Trent
  • Worcestershire
Yorkshire and The Humber
  • Barnsley
  • Bradford
  • Calderdale
  • Doncaster
  • East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Kirklees
  • Leeds
  • Rotherham
  • Sheffield
  • Wakefield
Course type Work based
Cost description Free - funded through the adult education budget (AEB)

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

This free course will help you to develop and also practise key maths skills across topics such as percentages, fractions and statistics. Whether you’re looking to update your knowledge and skills around maths, want to be better at budgeting at home, looking to help a loved one with their homework or want a new qualification on your CV to help you secure a job, this course can help you realise your goals. You’ll gain a nationally recognised qualification that employers want to see on CVs, learn new skills such as understanding and interpreting information and applying different methods and strategies when working with money.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

You need to be aged 19 and over and will be assessed at the start of the course to determine the right level of support and learning

View the key features of this course.

The course will support you to understand how maths is used and applied in everyday life so that you gain the confidence and skills to apply the new knowledge. You'll learn about percentages, fractions and statistics.

Understand how the course will be delivered.

Throughout the course you’ll be supported by our professional and skilled specialist Maths Trainers with personalised training that will help you tackle and overcome any topic areas that you may struggle with. We use an online tool to assess and personalise the support for you. We can also deliver in the workplace, in a community venue, at one of our centres or remotely.

Find out what material you will need.

You don't need to bring any specialist equipment

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Written exam (paper or onscreen) in two sections: • Non-calculator – the underpinning maths skills • Calculator – problem solving

Look at the further opportunities available.

After completing the course you'll have developed the foundation skills and knowledge to allow you to progress to a higher level, an apprenticeship or even employment with a recognised qualification

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