Maths Functional Skills Fast Track

Course Code: FSXMN0919Z

Programme: Course

County Hall
Martineau Lane


Start Date: 31/10/2019
End Date: 05/12/2019
Day of first lesson: Thursday
Total length of course: 6 Sessions
Start time of first lesson: 18:30

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Course Description

Designed to help you achieve a maths Functional Skills qualification in 6 weeks. As part of a friendly and relaxed group you will learn how to apply maths to a variety of everyday situations to help you at home and in work.

What will you learn?

This course will help you to improve your skills in:
* Adding, subtracting, dividing and multiplying
* Using a calculator
* Fractions
* Decimals
* Percentages
* Metric measurements
* Area, perimeter and volume
* Averages
* Problem solving

* A functional skill provides you with a recognised qualification in Maths, many employers view this as evidence that you meet their basic requirements. Many educational establishments and employers will accept a functional skills level 2 instead of a GSCE

How will the course be taught?

How long the course runs for 2.5 hours once a week until you achieve the level of qualification you're aiming for. There will be group work as well an opportunity to work individually.
Self-study using our online learning tool BKSB, coursework and exams.
This course is mixed ability and you will be able to work at a pace that suits you.
Throughout the course you will be taught everything you need to learn for the end point assessment and to progress in your studies and career.

Before you book...

Before you start the course, you will need to complete an initial and diagnostic assessment, so we can understand the level you are currently working at. This can be done online at home before attending.
If English is not your first language, then you may need to complete ESOL level 2 or IELTS 6.5 before enrolling on this course

What can I do next?

Progress GCSE Maths, or one of our vocational courses.
You may also like to study English or ICT Functional Skills.

What do I need to bring?

Notebook, pens, calculator and highlighter pens

Are there any additional costs?

There are no additional costs to this course.

How much does the course cost?

This course is FREE to anyone who earns less than £15,736 a year and has lived in the UK/EU/EEA for 3 years before the start of the course. If you do not meet these criteria you will need to pay the full fees for this course.

Where can I get further support / advice?

Our learner support team can offer further information about:
* help with fees and / or childcare, books, travel costs etc.
* further advice or guidance about courses or career opportunities
* specific learning, access or disability needs that might affect your learning
please call 0344 800 8020

How do I book a place?

To book online follow the links on this page

Alternatively please call us on 0344 800 8020.