Maths is an important skill that you need in everyday life. A key aim for this course is for you to gain confidence and fluency in mathematics and develop a positive attitude towards it. At Level 1, you will cover the basic concepts required for work and everyday life. The main areas of study areNumbers, Fractions, Decimals and Percentages, Measures, Shape and Space, and Handling Data.


Date and Time

23rd November 2020 - 19th January 2021

9:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Level  Level 1 
Awarding Body City and Guiles 
Learning Outcomes
  • Carry out calculations with positive and negative numbers to solve everyday problems, including strategies to check answers 
  • Evaluate expressions and make substitutions in given formulae in words and symbols, following the order of operations to solve real-life problems 
  • Understand and calculate using ratios and proportion to solve everyday problems. 
  • Understand and calculate using fractions, decimals and percentages to solve everyday problems including probability  Develop calculator and non-calculator skills   
  • Improve maths and problem solving skills in real- life familiar and unfamiliar contexts 
  • Enable learners’ to apply their knowledge and understanding to everyday life and the world of work 
  • Gain knowledge and skills that will prepare learners to achieve a Functional Skills Maths at Level 1 
  • Develop skills which learners need to progress to study at Level 2 
  • Develop personally and professionally as citizens who can actively contribute to society