Maths Functional Skills – Level 1

Time:6.00-8.30pmDuration:21 weeks
Qualificaton:Functional Skills Maths Level 1Awarding Body:NCFE

About the course

This course helps to develop effective practical mathematics skills which will be useful in work and life.
Subjects covered include:

Using whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percentages
Using formulae
Calculating interest and discounts on amounts of money
Converting between different units and measures
Using scales, plans and elevations
Understanding geometric diagrams, models and shapes
Understanding statistics, charts and diagrams and probability

You should expect to complete 2 hours of homework per week in addition to class attendance and exam revision.

Entry requirements

Learners must take an initial assessment followed by a full diagnostic to establish that they are ready to study at this level.


There is a controlled internal assessment for each level.


Please bring a notebook, pen and calculator


Learners who achieve their Level 2 qualification may progress on the Maths GCSE.

How to apply

You cannot apply for this course at present.  Please email us for further information if required on


Students are required to attend a College induction prior to the course start date.


This course is fully funded by the Government for learners who do not already have an equivalent qualification.