National Level 1 Functional Skills Maths

Ref: C2423170

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This course will be delivered through an online Zoom classroom enabling you to study for a Functional Skills qualification 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 Level 1 course you will use common situations like shopping, travel, house and home, DIY and health to develop your ability to perform calculations using decimals, percentages, time and units of measurement. You will also explore ratio and proportion, as well as perimeter, area and volume.

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 real life situations. This course leads to a NCFE Level 1 Functional Skills Maths qualification.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for adults who already have entry level 3 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:

  • Use percentages, fractions and ratios to solve problems
  • Convert between units of length, weight, capacity, money and time
  • Solve problems using perimeter, area and volume of shapes including use of scale drawings
  • Interpret and discuss information from lists, charts and data tables
  • Express probability on a scale from 0 to 1 in words or fractions

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?

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National Level 1 Functional Skills Maths

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Waiting List 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 student privacy notice

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