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City & Guilds Entry 2 Functional Skills Mathematics

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Course content

The course will include working on the following topics:

  • Understanding whole numbers and recognise number sequences, including odd and even numbers
  • Solving problems using addition, subtraction and using times tables
  • Use simple scales and measures for weights and distance
  • Find quarters of shapes and numbers
  • Use measurements for activities which include using time and money
  • Names and properties of 2D and 3D shapes
  • Handling data from interpreting tables and charts

Who is the course for?

People aged 16 – 18

People aged up to 24 who declare a disability and have an EHC Plan

This course is suitable for students who:

  • have achieved Entry Level 1 Functional Skills
  • are taking a vocational course for which maths is needed
  • would like to brush up on their maths skills in order to start a vocational programme

Assessment method

At the end of the course there will be a paper based test which will cover all topics. You will be allowed to use a calculator in the test, and will have an hour to answer all the questions.

You will get your results in the same week and guidance about progression routes.

Entry requirements

To start on this course you need to show at initial assessment that this is a suitable level for your current skills. You will be asked to complete a diagnostic assessment to confirm that this is the correct level.

Future opportunities / career options

This course prepares you for progression to the Entry Level 3 Functional Skills Maths course, or for progression to an Entry Level 3 vocational course.