The course is suitable for learners who have achieved a level 2 in Functional Skills maths, or who have achieved a grade D in GCSE. Higher Education qualifications will also be taken into consideration. We will ask you to complete an online skills assessment as part of the application process in order for us to identify the skills you may need to develop further.
This GCSE syllabus includes a range of mathematical fields including number, algebra, geometry and statistics. You will develop your understanding and application of maths in a variety of contexts in preparation for the examinations.
Who is the course suitable for?
This course is suitable for learners aged 19 and over who wish to gain a GCSE in maths for personal or professional development.
You will develop your skills in the following topics: Number structure and calculation. Fractions, decimals and percentages. Measures and accuracy. Algebra. Graphs. Solving equations and inequalities. Sequence Ratio, proportion and rates of changes. Geometry and measures. Vectors. Probability. Statistics
Employability Skills Development
Good maths skills are recognised by employers as being fundamental to both employment and progression, this course will help you to develop these skills.
How will the course be taught?
The course is classroom based over 30 academic weeks. You will also have access to the College Virtual learning Environment (VLE) which will give you access to additional resources to practice the skills you learn in the classroom.
How will I know how well I am doing?
You will be assessed via, verbal, and course work based assessments that are on-going throughout the year and dependent upon the topic being studied at that time. There are also mock examinations throughout the year to help develop exam techniques.
Are there any additional costs?
You will a scientific calculator and a trigonometry set, but there are no other additional costs to the course.
What course can I do next?
Good English and maths skills are recognised by employers and Universities as being fundamental to both employment progression, and Higher Education achievement. This course will help you to develop these skills.
Where can I get further support / advice?
Contact the college on 01582 477 776
How do I join the course?
The first step is to complete an online application form, or attend one of the College open days. We will ask you to complete an online assessment to help us identify the skills that you may need to develop further.
If you do not already have a grade C GCSE, the course may be fully funded. For further information call us on 01582 477 776