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Maths Level 1 Functional Skills courses

​See what maths Level 1 Functional Skills courses we offer for adults.
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Three women working on a maths problem.

Who is this course for?

This course is for people who need to brush up their maths skills for work or personal use.

What you will learn

On the course you will:

  • develop efficient ways to calculate

  • understand and use percentages

  • work with measurements and shapes

  • represent data in graphs and charts, and understand averages

  • work towards a Functional Skills qualification and gain the skills to progress to GCSE

  • take a final assessment in June 2021.

How to enrol

Before you enrol you need to complete a pre-course assessment (PCA) where we will:

  • assess your skill level
  • discuss your goals
  • recommend the right course for you.

These assessments take place throughout the year.

Find out how to book a pre-course assessment..

How to prepare

My mathematical mind wakes up in these learning spaces. I enjoy the way the tutor doesn’t simply give an answer, but gets the class as a whole to work it out for ourselves.