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Your Study Options

Maths Levels Functional Skills Levels 1 & 2

Start Dates

7/1/19 – Monday 09.30-12.30 OR 13.30-16.30

8/1/19 – Tuesday 09.30-12.30 OR 13.30-16.30

9/1/19 – Wednesday 09.30-12.30 OR 13.30-16.30

11/1/19 – Friday 09.30-12.30

About the course

Functional Skills qualifications are designed to support you as you seek to improve your numeracy skills. Achieving a maths qualification should increase your confidence and motivation, and the skills gained will be valuable in the workplace or in any further learning. 

Entry requirements

You must be either:

A UK citizen or have ‘settled status’ (no restrictions on how long you can stay), and have been living in the UK for three years before starting the course.


A European Union (EU) citizen, or the spouse, civil partner or child of one, and have been living in the European Economic Area (EEA) for three years before starting the course.

The course is fully funded subject to eligibility criteria. 

How much does it cost?

This course is free, subject to eligibility criteria.

The Level 1 qualification in Functional Skills maths provides a good basis for progression to Level 2 and GCSE; the Level 2 qualification for progression to GCSE.

Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is suitable for anyone who wishes to improve on their existing skills or progress their career.

Awarding Body

City & Guilds

Why study?

You will develop and refine problem solving strategies, building the confidence and skills required to tackle unfamiliar challenges.  You will gain mathematical skills that are transferable to everyday contexts and the world of work. 

You will attend weekly classes where you will complete activities and exercises to support your learning.

Promoting of mathematical thinking and transferable skills that will be useful in everyday situations and the world of work.

Enabling the ability to represent situations using mathematics, analyse calculations, solve problems and interpret mathematics to explain situations.

Developing and refining problem solving strategies and building the confidence and skills required to tackle unfamiliar challenges.

Gaining the mathematical skills most useful in everyday contexts and the world of work, and practical skills that can be used in further education, work and everyday life. 

Will I have to provide anything?

All course materials are provided, however, it is advised that you bring a mobile device to class.

I'm interested. What should I do now?

Call 01279 868100 and speak with an Admissions Adviser

Contact us about this course

Come to an Open Evening

Come into Reception and ask to speak to an Admissions adviser between the following times:

Monday to Thursday: 9.00am - 5.00pm

Friday: 9.00am - 4.00pm

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