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Maths, Functional Skills

  • 1

    Level
    Level 1

  • Duration
    1 year

  • Start Date
    September 2020

  • Venue
    Ipswich Road

  • Course Code
    B0110

Start Dates

  • September 2020, Part Time, Night
  • September 2020, Part Time, Day

Summary

Functional Skills in English and Maths is a part time course for students over 19. If you want to develop your English and Maths but aren't ready for GCSEs yet then Functional Skills is a good starting point. The qualification is recognised by colleges and employers and some universities accept Functional Skills instead of GCSEs. The course is offered on a day or evening basis and the classes are usually 2 1/2 hours long.

Entry Requirements

Applicants will have to complete an assessment online (achieving at least 65% on an Entry Level 3 diagnostic assessment) before places are offered and it is usually on a first come first served basis.

Assessment

Unlike GCSEs you are able to take your test when you are ready and at the level that suits you. The tests are online or paper based.

Progression

Students may go on to GCSE or other higher level study.

Career Progression

The Functional Skills qualification is recognised by an increasing number of employers and could be useful in a wide variety of career choices.

Fees

September 2020, Part Time, Night

The course is free for students who have not already achieved a Grade C (Grade 4) or above in GCSE English. For those who already have a Grade C or above and are wishing to improve their grade please contact the Advice Shop on 01603 773773 for fee information.

September 2020, Part Time, Day

The course is free for students who have not already achieved a Grade C (Grade 4) or above in GCSE English. For those who already have a Grade C or above and are wishing to improve their grade please contact the Advice Shop on 01603 773773 for fee information.