Central Bedfordshire College
Course Code
13390 20G
Course Title
GCSE MATHS (SEP)
Level
Level 2
Duration
1 year
Entry Requirements
The course is suitable for learners who have achieved a level 2 in Functional Skills maths, or who have achieved a grade 3 or 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.
Venue
DUNSTABLE
Start Date
September 2020
Days and Times

Is this course right for me?

This course is a great option if you are over 19 years old and looking to gain a GCSE qualification for personal or professional development.

Course Overview

This course is for those who wish to improve or develop their existing maths skills, and gain qualifications nationally recognised by employers and training providers.
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.

We will ask you to complete an online skills assessment as part of the application process to help us understand and improve your current skills, this will also ensure you are placed on the course level that suits you.

Your areas of study will include: • Measures and accuracy • Number structure and calculation. • Fractions, decimals and percentages. • Algebra. • Graphs. • Solving equations and inequalities. • Sequence Ratio, proportion and rates of changes. • Geometry and measures. • Vectors. • Probability. • Statistics

Clear learning aims and objectives within the course help you to understand and achieve your individual learning and development goals.

This course is offered on either a Tuesday afternoon between 2pm and 5pm, or on a Tuesday evening between 6 and 9pm.

Your assessments throughout this course will keep you on track to achieve; monitored individual assessments and feedback on your progression continues throughout your course. As the course progresses, past papers and practice examination sessions help you to develop exam techniques. Your Tutor will be on hand to support you throughout your course to develop your skills, prepare you for your next steps and help you to achieve your goals.

Your Study Programme includes valuable additions to help you succeed! • You will have a regular 1:1 appointment with highly qualified and experienced professionals who will help you to manage your workload, give you valuable feedback and ensure that you meet College expectations. • Careers Advice & Guidance is available throughout your time at CBC from our friendly, dedicated Advisors. They can provide you with a wide range of support including CV writing, UCAS applications, interview skills and much more.

What options are there after completing this course?

Upon completing your course, you have a great range of options available to help you continue your adventure, upon successful completion of this course you will have a nationally recognised qualification that can assist you in progressing in your current employment or into Higher Education.

Additional information

Coming to College is a full time commitment and you will need to ensure that you have factored in the cost of travelling to College. You will a scientific calculator and a trigonometry set, but there are no other additional costs to the course.Our dedicated Learning Resource Centre can provide you with access to a wide range of resources to assist in your studies. 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.

English and Maths courses will be starting in September and it’s the perfect time to brush up on your skills!

Courses are flexible and are being held at a wide range of campuses on days to suit you, please see below for examples and contact Barry Jacques on BJacques@centralbeds.ac.uk to find out more!

Kingsway Campus: Courses being held Tuesdays and Wednesdays, with daytime and evening classes available and Saturday mornings,
Dallow Road Community Centre: Monday, Tuesday and Friday daytime classes
Lewsey Farm Community Centre: Thursday and Friday daytime classes