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Functional Skills Maths - Digital (25th April Start)


Type: Part Time

Subject: English and Maths

Level: 1

Start Date: 25 April 2022

Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information

What is covered

Number skills
Shape and measures
Ratios, Fractions, Decimals and percentages
Graphs and Charts

Course–Start Date–End Date–Exam Week Start– Exam Week End–Apply By

Autumn–6th Sept–5th Nov–8th Nov–12th Nov–16th Aug
Winter–15th Nov–28th Jan–31st Jan–4th Feb–18th Oct
Spring–21st Feb–14th April–19th April–22nd April–31st Jan
Summer–25th April–24th June–27th June–1st July–21st March
Mop Up–7th Feb–18th Feb

Interview Skills Assessment

You will be sent 2 initial assessments to complete online as well as a diagnostic assessment to find your current level of working within the first 2 weeks of the course.

Course Length

9 weeks, 25th April start date.


Entry levels / Level 1 / Level 2

Who is it for

Our digital provision is for learners aged 19+ who would like to study Functional skills mathematics with an online and flexible teaching model. The sessions are all recorded and posted online for easy access and work posted online to complete at your convenience.

What will I need

There are no minimum entry requirements for the course as you will be assessed and put on an appropriate level. If you have already achieved a level you will automatically progress to the level above.

How is the course assessed

On week 9 of the course you will have to come into college and sit an exam paper. There are 2 sections: a calculator and non–calculator.

Exams will require attendance at the college.

What can this course lead to

Many careers and universities require GCSE maths or Level 2 functional skills to be the required level to progress. This can lead to greater career opportunities within your current employment or acceptance onto a university course giving you a new pathway to follow.

Are there any additional costs

The course is free for anyone without a GCSE A* – C OR 9 – 4.

Other details

   •  Entry into a paper based exam is dependent on performance in the first two weeks, if successful an exam will be booked with your consent.

• Minimum attendance/work completion for the course is 85%

• See–onlinecore/home to complete a screening assessment.

If you are interested in joining this course please call the College on 0345 872 8722.
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