This qualification is suitable for learners who want:
- a formal functional maths qualification
- to become more confident in using numbers
- to demonstrate your maths skills on a CV
- to progress on to further education
The course varies in length, but most learners take 36 weeks to complete one level and attend once a week for 2 hours.
You'll improve your maths skills within a small group of learners working towards the same qualification.
Topics might be:
- fractions, decimals and percentages
- calculating with money and measures
- using shapes to solve everyday problems
- graphs and charts
Functional maths courses are free.
How to apply
You need to book an appointment for a pre-course assessment before you can start the course, to make sure it's suitable for your needs.
At the appointment you'll be able to discuss your needs with one of our tutors and will also complete a maths assessment. Depending on your ability the assessment can take 2 to 3 hours to complete.
Not sure if this is the right course for you?
Book an information and advice appointment so we can help you find the best course.
What you can do next
Gaining a formal qualification can help you to progress in work or go on to further education
What our learners say
The tutor made me feel comfortable in class. I gained more confidence to have a go at maths problems. The tutor met my learning needs. I feel more confident at maths.
Friendly and helpful,relaxed learning environment. Good supportive tutor.
I enjoyed everything in the course. Great tutor, friendly people.