Functional Skills Maths: Skills for Life and Work Level 1 - Level 2

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Course code: QA1997F

For learners wanting to improve their confidence with maths and work towards a Level 1 or Level 2 Functional Skills Maths qualification.

When and where


From 13 Sep 2023 to 10 Jul 2024
Wed 09:30-12:30

36 weeks

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20 Mar 2024

09:30 to 12:30

17 Apr 2024

09:30 to 12:30

24 Apr 2024

09:30 to 12:30

01 May 2024

09:30 to 12:30

08 May 2024

09:30 to 12:30

15 May 2024

09:30 to 12:30

22 May 2024

09:30 to 12:30

05 Jun 2024

09:30 to 12:30

12 Jun 2024

09:30 to 12:30

19 Jun 2024

09:30 to 12:30

26 Jun 2024

09:30 to 12:30

03 Jul 2024

09:30 to 12:30

10 Jul 2024

09:30 to 12:30


King's Park Leisure & Learning Centre 

Bournemouth Indoor Bowls Centre, Kings Park Drive



Fees and concessions

Free. There is no tuition fee charged for this course.


Skills & Learning Adult Community Education

01202 123444

What the course is about

<p>With the other learners in your class, you will:</p>

<li>Review your understanding of the basics of Maths, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and multiplication tables</li>
<li>Work on metric measures</li>
<li>Work on fractions, decimals and percentages</li>
<li>Develop data handling skills including averages, drawing graphs and charts</li>
<li>Work on problem solving skills</li>
<li>Complete classroom and homework activities to prepare you for your assessment</li>

<p><strong>This is a course leading to a qualification.</strong> This course is paid for by public funding and you will be required to complete recognised Maths Assessments. We will also, where appropriate, help you to improve other skills such as English, ICT and skills needed for employability.</p>

<p>What learners say about our courses: <q>I have had a great experience on this course and found a new love for maths.</q> <q>Enjoyed it very much. Everyone was helpful and helped me understand when I got something wrong.</q> <q>Brilliant support from tutor and helpers on the course. Passing this course will enable me to go on to further study.</q> <q>I learned new skills to apply to work and everyday life.</q> <q>The staff have been very accommodating to support my learning needs.</q></p>

Pre-course information session or interview

<p>You will be required to participate in an Admission Session to attend this course. Click on the Book Admissions session button on the following webpage: <a href=""></a>. Many courses start in September, but we enrol learners at set times throughout the year. Please visit our website for further details or telephone our team on 01202 123444 who will advise you on how to apply. For term dates please refer to <a href=""></a>.</p>

Assessment of progress, tests, exams

<p>This is a Level 1 and Level 2 examination course, where you will work towards the Pearson Level 1 or Level 2 Functional Skills Maths qualification. If successful you will receive a nationally recognised certificate. With your tutor you will agree goals for you to work on in class and this will be reviewed at regular intervals.</p>

Who the course is for / Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications

<p>This course is for you if:</p>

<li>You want to gain a qualification at Level 1 or Level 2</li>
<li>You want to attend a small, friendly class and work at your own pace and level</li>
<li>You want to improve your practical use of Maths to help in everyday situations</li>
<li>You can attend every week and complete home study tasks between sessions</li>

<p><strong>IMPORTANT - You will be expected to attend regularly from the first session and complete any homework given. If you do not attend you may be withdrawn from the course.</strong> You should consider your readiness to commit to study and we have a study support toolbox to help you with this: <a href=""></a></p>

Materials and costs

<p>You will need an A4 folder, pen and paper, ruler and calculator. <strong>The course is Government funded so there is no cost for the course. PLEASE NOTE - You will be charged an exam fee of £30 if you fail to turn up for an exam.</strong></p>