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Functional Skills in Maths

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Duration 1 Year
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Do you need to meet criteria for University Entry? Are you looking for a GCSE Maths equivalent qualification? Then this course is for you.

This course is recommended for adult learners who are aiming to meet university entry requirements for GCSE or are preparing to apply for the Access course. The Functional Skills Maths is a recognised GCSE equivalent that will equip you with the fundamental applied skills needed to succeed in all aspects of life, work and learning.

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· What are the objectives of this course?

What can this course lead to? Upon completion of Level 1 you could progress to the Level 2 Functional Skills qualification and from there many of our learners go on to further study. A Level 1 in Functional Skills Qualification is equivalent to GCSE grade D-G. A Level 2 in Functional Skills Qualification is equivalent to GCSE grade A*-C. Entry Requirements Anyone over the age of 14 can take this course. How you will be Assessed? To obtain the Functional Skills Qualification you will need to undertake an online test. How much does it cost? Some of the cost of our Functional Skills Qualifications depends on where you live as we will need to send or arrange an invigilator to you, for your final assessment. However, taking the final assessment and Exam at our centre incurs no extra charges to our fees above**

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Former Student
5.0 06/04/2017
What I would highlight: I was looking for a course that could help me with my math skills and this course was amazing, it was very informative and interesting. I used it as a guide and it helped me a lot. I am already looking forward for the next course!
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
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What you'll learn on the course

Team Training
Communication Training
Gain Confidence
GCSE Mathematics

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Course programme

What will you study? The course content includes:

  • Working with numbers (adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing)
  • Common measures (money, time, length, weight, capacity)
  • Fractions, decimals, percentages and ratios
  • Shape and space, reading charts, tables and graphs.
This is all based around three main stands;

  • Representing – identifying problems and choosing the maths needed to solve them.
  • Analysing – applying the maths and checking the answers.
  • Interpretation – draw conclusions and communicate the results.

Where and How? Our mode of learning is distance & online learning – This allows you to study from home, in the workplace or anywhere you have an internet connection. Your course is available to you 24 hours a day and seven days a week working at a pace that suits you Free on screen example tests:
  • Mathematics - Sample 1 - Pre 31 October 2016
  • Mathematics - Sample 1 Mark Scheme onscreen
  • Mathematics - Sample 2 - Pre 31 October 2016
  • Mathematics - Sample 2 Mark Scheme onscreen
  • Mathematics - Sample 3 - Pre 31 October 2016
  • Mathematics - Sample 3 Mark Scheme onscreen
  • Mathematics - Sample 4 - Pre 31 October 2016
  • Mathematics - Sample 4 Mark Scheme onscreen

Mathematics online navigation tutorial How long does it take? On average the course can be completed in 8 -14 weeks, based on 3-4 hours study a week. However, The Learning Station offers a flexible approach and, with every learner receiving a tailor made Individual Skills Plan, your tutor will help you to get qualified at a pace that suits your needs. The course will be available for up to 6 months only.

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