Starts: 24 Sep 2021
Functional Skills Maths Level 1
What you will learn
• If you want to improve your maths and work towards your GCSE’s
• If you want to improve your ability to read data, interpret and understand tables, charts, graphs and apply in a maths context, to help you in your everyday life and work. To achieve a maths Entry 2 qualification, you must pass a non-calculator-controlled assessment and a calculator-controlled assessment.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- As you progress through this maths course, you will study the following topics: Number Rounding Fractions, decimals and percentages Ratio and proportion Probability Mean, median and mode Place value
Class format and activities
These are in-centre classroom based lessons. Some lessons may be delivered online. Any online classes will take place either on MsTeams or Google Meet. The Functional Skills Maths course runs from September to June. We offer Functional Skills Maths at either North Kensington, Chelsea and Waterloo. We offer classes in the morning or in the evening. You can choose which campus and which time is best for you. Morley college also offer adapted and alternative online learning for Functional Skills Maths courses. You will have a personal tutor to through the college online learning, using a range of platforms from google classroom, moodle and Microsoft teams. All learning resources will be tailored to focus on numeracy and problems solving. Achievement on your course will be measured by whether you meet the requirements for the assessment.
There is no assessment or preparation required for this course. You are required to attend an interview with one of members of staff at the college. If you have any of the following existing qualifications. Grade 1 or 2 or E/F in GCSE or Entry level in functional skills. You may be able to enrol on our functional skills qualification. If you are aged 19 or over, you can study Maths at any of our campuses. We will give you an interview to help decide which course is right for you. Maths caters for all levels of learning even if you don’t have any maths qualifications and you can use to progress on to Functional skills Entry 3.
What you need
You will need to bring this equipment to class. A book, pen, pencil, rubber, pencil sharpener and a scientific calculator. You will also need:
• an Internet connection to access online lessons
• a computer with microphone and camera, a tablet or smart phone
What you can do next
This course is designed specifically to improve confidence in maths and your numeracy skills. Entry 2 maths is a pathway to Functional skills Entry 3.