Functional Skills qualification in Mathematics

Functional Skills qualification in Mathematics

Course Level:
Entry 1, 2, 3 and Level 1, 2

Regulator Reference:
600/0029/6, 600/0904/4, 501/1944/8, 501/1522/4, 501/0956/X

Guided Learning Hours:
55 Hours

Age Ranges:
Pre 16, 16-18, 18+, 19+

Qualification Type:
Functional Skills on the National Qualifications Framework

Qualification Overview:
Fundamental to individuals being able to use mathematics effectively in life and work is their ability to understand and make sense of mathematical information, to use and process that information, to interpret and analyse the results of their activity and to present this to others. These process skills form the basis of the Functional Skills standards for mathematics and apply at all levels.

Qualification Structure:
This is a single unit qualification

Overall approach to functional skills:
Our centre has a central team of staff responsible for the delivery of key, basic and functional skills. At least one functional skills teacher is based in each vocational area of the college, and over the years, they have built up their knowledge of the vocational contexts in which they are working, and have developed strong relationships with their subject specialist colleagues. In addition, subject specialists who develop literacy and numeracy skills with adults and hard-to-reach learners in the community are also participating in the third year of the pilot.