This course aims to enable you to build on your previous mathematical knowledge and to increase your understanding, confidence and skill set in order to use mathematics in everyday situations. This course will cover three main areas of study.

Non- Residential

Date and Time

Confidence with Maths 1 - Using numbers and the number system up to 1000 (whole numbers, fractions & decimals).

2nd November 2020 - 4th November 2020 (Non-residential) 

9.30-3 pm on days 1 and 2 

9.30-2.30 on day 3

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Confidence in Maths 2 - Using common measures, shape and space

9th November 2020 - 11th November 2020 (Non-residential) 

9.30-3 pm on days 1 and 2 

9.30-2.30 on day 3

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Confidence in Maths 3 - Handling information and data (tables, tally charts, bar charts and line graphs).

16th November 2020 - 18th November 2020 (Non-residential) 

9.30-3 pm on days 1 and 2 

9.30-2.30 on day 3

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Level

Entry Level

Learning Outcomes
  • Use number, measurement, calculation, shape, data and other maths skills to solve everyday problems.    
  • Choose which mathematical approaches will work best in the situation you are dealing  with.    
  • Check your working at each stage.    
  • Explain your approaches and methods to others.    
  • Develop the confidence to tackle a variety of maths problems in different situations.  
  • Develop calculator and non-calculator skills. 
  • Appreciate the role of maths in everyday life and work situation
Progression
  • Improve maths and problem-solving skills in real-life familiar contexts.  
  • Develop learners’ ability to understand and use maths effectively in everyday life and work.  
  • Gain a Functional Skills qualification at Entry Level 3 and seek to apply for a level 1 maths course
  • Gain skills that learners need to progress into further education or employment