Level 1 Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics

General

Program Description

Stanmore College is well known for having delivered excellent tuition and support in mathematics for some years. Our teachers have years of experience and are abreast of modern-day mathematical practices. They know exactly what to do to help a student finding the course difficult and how to make it challenging for those who excel in this area. Maths teachers held additional twilight classes in previous years to provide an opportunity for students who wanted just that bit of extra help to build their confidence in the subject.

The qualification aims to develop learner understanding and skills in the inter-related mathematical process skills of representing, analyzing, interpreting, using numbers, geometry, and statistics within functional contexts.

Course Outcomes

Representing; understanding practical problems in familiar and unfamiliar contexts and situations, some of which are non-routine. Identify and obtain the necessary information to tackle problems. Selects mathematics in an organized way to find solutions.

Analyzing; mathematics in an organized way to find solutions to straightforward, practical problems for different purposes, use appropriate checking procedures at each stage.

Interpreting; interpret, and communicate solutions to practical problems, drawing simple conclusions, and giving explanations.

Progression: Entry onto Functional Skills Level 2.

Entry Requirements: Grade 2(F) in Maths GCSE

Assessment: An external examination lasting 1 hour 30 minutes.

Last updated Jan 2021

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Stanmore College offers its students a wealth of provision, an excellent experience, and top-class teaching from highly skilled staff. It provides a range of vocational as well as academic provision.

Stanmore College offers its students a wealth of provision, an excellent experience, and top-class teaching from highly skilled staff. It provides a range of vocational as well as academic provision. Read less