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GCSE Maths

This part time course offers an opportunity for students aged over 19 years to achieve a GCSE Maths qualification.
Course description: 

GCSE maths is a 1 year course. The specification for this course is Edexcel GCSE Mathematics A (Linear), this means that there are two exams at the end of the year in June. The classes are 3 hours long and once a week, available day and evening.

This part time course will give students confidence and a positive attitude towards maths. It will also enable students to recognise the importance of Maths in their own lives and society. It could also provide a vital stepping stone to Higher Education.
You will cover a range of topics for instance general arithmetic, algebra, shape and space and data handling.

The course is run over one lesson per week for 30 weeks.

Entry requirements: 

Applicants should be working at level 1/2 after an initial assessment has been completed at interview. Those who are not currently working at this level with be encouraged to take a functional skills maths course part time first.


You will sit two exams which are externally assessed at the end of the course in June.

Academic progression: 

Students may go on to one of many university courses which require GCSE maths at A-C grade. Many vocational course also have this requirement.

Career progression: 

GCSE maths is very useful in getting started in a wide variety of careers.

This is a Level 2 course:
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Course: GCSE, Functional Skills and ESOL
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