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.
|Qualification name||Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics|
|Awarding organisation||City & Guilds of London Institute|
|Course type||Work based|
|Cost description||Free - funded through the adult education budget (AEB)|
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
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.
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.
No specialist tools needed
Written exam (paper or onscreen) in two sections: • Non-calculator – the underpinning maths skills • Calculator – problem solving
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!