You will develop useable skills that can boost your CV, improve your chances of finding work, help you get a promotion, budgeting your money and even support your child with their homework.
You will work in a friendly and relaxed group and learn how to apply maths to a variety of everyday situations. Your tutor will ensure that you have opportunities to try a variety of fun maths based activities in class and they will also encourage you to use some appropriate websites to boost your skills and confidence.
This course is designed for those who would like to gain a maths Functional Skills qualification. This is appropriate for anyone who does not have a Level 2 qualification in Maths (O Level Maths or GCSE grade C and above). Unless otherwise stated you will need to attend class on two sessions per week.
This is a free course.
This course will help you to improve your skills in:
Adding, subtracting, dividing and multiplying
Using a calculator
Area, perimeter and volume
You need to be able to read and write at primary school level and also have some computer skills before embarking on this course.
If English is not your first language then you need to complete level 2 or IELTS 6.5 before enrolling on this course.
You only need to bring; pens, pencils, highlighter pens, paper, a ruler and a folder with you
You may need a text book, if you do you will be advised by your tutor, so do not purchase before your course starts. If you do need one help may be available if you are on a low income.
Tutors will provide other items for you to borrow during the class
This course is FREE.
So that we can help you achieve what you want, you'll complete initial assessments which will help us understand what maths you need help with.
By the end of the course you will be a more confident user of maths skills and will have gained a maths qualification in Functional Skills.
This course is a good basis for progressing to the next level for you in Functional Skills courses and GCSEs.
You can progress each term, until you've completed the Level 2 in maths.
Functional skills English & ICT
All of the courses that we run and are available for you to apply for are advertised on our website: https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/education-and-learning/adult-learning/courses
The easiest route for you to apply for a course is online. If this is your first time applying then you need to set up an account, otherwise you can simply log in using your email address or learner reference number and your password.
For Leisurestream and Community Learning courses you can enrol yourself directly onto the course and make your payment using a debit or credit card.
For our English and maths courses you can enrol yourself online onto the course and no payment is required as these are generally free. Once you have enrolled onto the course the tutor will be in touch with you to discuss the course and to give you the joining instructions.
For qualification courses you can apply online and we will invite you to attend a pre-course information session. At this session one of our tutors will discuss the course with you and make sure that it is exactly what you are expecting and make sure that you will get the outcome you want.
You can call us on 01603 306530 Monday to Friday 9am-5pm where one of our Customer Service Advisors will be able to help you to enrol or apply for your course. We have a dedicated phone number with specially trained staff if you want to apply for an English or maths course so to apply please call us on 01603 306530.
We may be able to assist you with:
course fees, childcare costs, materials and resources, travel costs etc.
further advice or guidance about courses or career opportunities
specific learning, access or disability needs that might affect your learning
To speak to a member of our Learner Services Team with regards to any of the above please call 01603 306551 or email email@example.com