National Get Ready for Level 2 Functional Skills Maths

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This course will be delivered through an online Zoom classroom enabling you to study with full tutor support in the comfort of your own home. Before you can join this course, you will need to talk to a member of staff and do an initial assessment to make sure the course is right for you. For more information and to book an appointment please email functionalskills@wea.org.uk In this course you will work on developing your maths skills in contexts such as health, shopping, work and leisure and home and garden. You will further develop your skills in using fractions, decimals, percentages and ratios, measure, and using and interpreting a range of statistical measures.

Additional information about this course

Please contact Theresa on 07717868847 to do the initial assessment.

Course aim

This course will help you to enhance your skills and confidence in maths. You will be able to practise your maths skills through everyday tasks and progress onto a NCFE Level 2 Functional Skills Maths qualification.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for adults who already have Level 1 skills in Maths. Before you can join this course you will need to talk to a member of staff and do an initial assessment to make sure the course is right for you. Please email functionalskills@wea.org.uk

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Do calculations involving positive and negative numbers of any size, fractions and decimals
  • Convert units of measurement, e.g. for DIY tasks, cooking and currency
  • Solve problems involving percentages
  • Describe properties and calculate angles, area and volume of shapes, including use of formulae
  • Present statistical information, use and interpret a range of statistical measures including mean, median, mode, range, percentages and probability

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

A laptop/pc (Windows 8 or higher / Mac OS X or higher), broadband internet connection, webcam, speakers, microphone and Google Chrome browser. You need a smart phone which can download apps (Android 4.1 or higher / IOS 8 or higher).

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

National Get Ready for Level 2 Functional Skills Maths

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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