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Qualification name Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics Level 2
Qualification level 2
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Learning method Classroom based
Course type Essential Skills
Course hours Part-time
Course start date Flexible
Cost description This course is free if you have been living in the UK for a minumum of 3 years, you are aged 19 or above and do not currently have a Maths GCSE at grade 4 or higher (A*-C)
Attendance pattern Daytime

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

We offer a range of maths courses, with options that include morning, afternoon or evening classes. Entry level classes provide a short introduction to formal classroom learning. They are designed to build up the basic Maths skills necessary for everyday life, and will allow you to gain confidence before progressing on to a longer Maths course. We also offer courses for more confident maths learners. These courses are designed for those learners, who are confident that they can commit to longer periods of study. These courses can lead to gaining a Functional Skills maths qualification at either level 1 or level 2.

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

You must be 19 years old or above and have no current Maths GCSE at grade 4 or higher (A*-C). Before you begin your studies, an initial Maths assessment will take place in order to help us to place you on the most suitable course. In order to help you be successful with your studies, it is expected that you attend classes on a regular basis (at least 90% of the time). You will also be expected to make enough time to complete your homework and practise your maths skills between sessions.

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Entry level learners will: Use numbers for everyday practical purposes such as calculating and comparing the cost of telephone bills Understand the measurements e.g. on labels and clothes Solve everyday maths problems including comparing supermarket deals and discounts Level 1 & 2 learners will: Use numbers for everyday practical purposes, such as calculating and comparing utility bills Use measure, shape and size to calculate areas e.g. for decorating rooms Use your handling data maths skills to conduct small scale projects such as planning a holiday or a party

For those learners achieving Functional Skills Maths level 2, there is the possibility to study at Foundation GCSE maths. . If you wish to explore your learning, work or career options, you can speak to a fully trained careers advisor on 0800 100 900. If you need further advice please telephone 01634 338400.

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Name Medway Learning and Skills Hub
Address Medway Learning and Skills Hub
Unit 2, Britton Farm Street
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