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Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics (Entry 1)

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Course content

The Entry Level 1 Maths Skills course will focus on numeracy skills that are used in everyday life.

Assessment of progress will be in the form of paper based exams that are internally assessed.

Units

  • Understanding and use numbers
  • Methods for addition and subtraction
  • Solving problems using addition and subtraction
  • Recognising coins and notes, counting money and finding change
  • Describing the properties of size and measure by looking at length, width, height and weight, making simple comparisons
  • Recognise and name common 2D and 3D shapes

Who is the course for?

  • People aged 16 – 18
  • People aged up to 24 who declare a disability and have an EHC Plan
  • Adults aged 19+

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.

Progression

Study Programme

If you are aged 16 – 18 or up to 24, declare a disability and have an EHC Plan this course will form part of your study programme. The programme also includes:

  • Work-related qualification or target
  • English
  • Citizenship & Employability
  • Work Experience or Placement
  • Enrichment
  • 1-to-1 Personal Tutor Sessions

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Course Fees

English qualifications are free for everyone up to Level 2.