Course details

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Qualification name Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics
Qualification level 2
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.

A free maths course to help you further enhance your maths skills in topics such as numbers, ratios, percentages, fractions and statistics. The course will help you to better understand how maths is used and applied in everyday life. 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 personal and career goals.

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.

You’ll gain a nationally recognised qualification that employers want to see on CVs, learn new skills such as numbers in practical contexts, use fractions to order and compare amounts or quantities, and use probability to assess the likelihood of an outcome.

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’ll support you every step of the way. You'll be assessed and supported through our online learning tool. Training can be delivered and supported in the workplace, at a local community venue, in one of our centres or remotely.

Find out what material you will need.

No specialist tools needed

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 be well prepared to be able to progress your learning or employment. Having a maths Level 2 qualification will help you to demonstrate to employers that you have the skills and competence to successfully perform key work skills. It's a great addition to your CV!

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