Functional Skills Maths


Course Details

This course is for learners who want to improve their maths skills and gain a nationally recognised qualification at Level 1 and 2


Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements; however an initial interview will take place to determine course suitability.






Start Date

End Date


Tipton College

Tuesday 18:00 - 20:30




Tipton College Friday 9:30 - 12:00 06/10/2017 27/04/2018  
Hateley Heath Tuesday 12:30 - 15:00 03/10/2017 24/04/2018  
Ron Davis Centre Wednesday 12:30 - 15:00 04/10/2017 25/04/2018  
Ron Davis Centre Thursday 18:00 - 20:30 05/10/2017 26/04/2018  



Learners will develop their maths skills within a range of skill areas. This may include carrying out calculations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percentages, shape and space; money, time, weight, capacity, area and volume and handling data; how to interpret graphs, charts and find statistical averages from sets of data.


How will I learn?

Full support will be provided by the tutor with demonstrations, handouts, discussion and practical activities.


Monitoring and assessment

Individual learning outcomes will be agreed at the beginning of the course between the learner and the tutor and they will be recorded on an individual learning plan.  The ILP will be used throughout the course to assess learners’ progress.  The tutor will assess learning during the sessions and will provide learners with individual feedback while reviewing achievements. 



At the end of the course and upon successful completion of a summative assessment learners will be awarded a nationally recognised certificate from City & Guilds.


Progression opportunities

At the end of this course learners may want to progress to the next level of maths.





Equipment Required



Further information

For further information about this or any of our other courses please visit our website  or contact our staff who would be happy to help on: 0121 557 0837