Maths Functional Skills

Maths Functional Skills

Course level
Level 1 & 2
Course length
Course length will vary depending on learner
Delivery method
Awarding body
City and Guilds
Fully Funded*

Course Overview

Study level 1 and 2 in Maths and get the knowledge you need for work and life. These courses are perfect for anyone looking to develop existing knowledge, or those starting at the beginning. Functional skills Maths will provide you with all manner of useful mathematical knowledge to help you through the day. Whether it’s how to budget your money or working out discount prices when shopping.

What you will learn

  • Using numbers – Everything from whole numbers to decimals, fractions and percentages. Learn how to solve real problems using these skills, including making decisions about purchases, using ratios in recipes and work or working out whether your bills are correct.
  • Understanding measure, shape and space – Looking at topics like area and distance, time, speed and temperature. You’ll understand how to solve problems involving time to plan your home or work life, and how to use your understanding of shape and area to do anything from reading a map to plan a house renovation.
  • Handling data – How to work with information, such as summarising and presenting information you’ve found and how to understand the information that other people are sharing with you. You’ll also look at probability and how likely certain things are to happen. You will learn how to spot patterns and see how even data and statistics can be biased.

**The benefits of English and Maths Functional skills include courses include: **

  • Access to fantastic learning resources, including our study centres and libraries. You will learn from professional and experienced tutors, in a class of fellow adults with similar skillsets and requirements. This will ensure that you can confidently apply your learning at work or in real-life situations.
  • The courses are fully funded
  • Achieve a nationally recognised level 1 or level 2 qualification
  • The course will enable learners to achieve a level 1 qualification which in turn will allow them to progress to level 2.

*Subject to eligibility - speak to one of our team for more information and to see if you are eligible

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