Functional Skills Qualification in Maths at Entry 2

Ref: C2342669

We will use common situations like shopping, travel, house and home, and health to count, add, subtract, divide and multiply numbers. We will explore shapes and measurements, including height and weight. This will help you to feel more independent in your everyday life.

Course aim

This course will help you to build your confidence in Maths. You will be able to further develop your Maths skills through everyday real life situations. This course leads to a City & Guilds Entry 2 Functional Skills Maths qualification.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • You will need to talk to a member of staff and do a short activity to make sure the course is right for you. For more information and to book an appointment please call 0300 303 3464
  • You must be a fluent speaker of English.

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

  • Build my confidence in using my Maths in everyday life
  • Count, read and write up to 100
  • Develop confidence in adding and subtracting and begin to multiply and divide, use a calculator to check calculations
  • Recognise common formats for time and dates from common forms and timetables, e.g. 11/07/17 or 10.30am, use lists to find and display information, e.g. price lists and surveys
  • Read, estimate, measure and everyday items, including furniture, door frames, and shopping items such as washing powder and milk containers

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress

What else do I need to know?

  • Official document(s) showing the correct spelling of your name, address and date of birth. Certificates for any Maths qualifications you already have. A folder, some paper and a pen/pencil to every lesson.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required
  • It is useful to think about where you use Maths in everyday life and where you find this difficult.

What can I do next?

Download full course information sheet

Functional Skills Qualification in Maths at Entry 2

Is this course right for me? Request more information

If you don't have a pin, please call 0300 303 3464 to enquire about enrolling on this course.

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • 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 2019
  • 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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