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Fast Track Maths Functional Skills

Subject Area

English & Maths

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Part Time

Course Type

Adult Further Education

What is the course about?

A fast-paced Maths qualification for learners who may already hold a FS qualification or GCSE grade 2 or lower but aren't ready or don't want to do GCSE. There are 2 components to the qualification, a non-calculator and a calculator paper, tested in one exam.

Why should I choose the course?

The course runs over 16 weeks, allowing you to move onto the next level or use your qualification much more quickly than the conventional year long course. The course is 3 hours per week face to face, however due to the fast pace of this course, you will be expected to complete around 1 to 2 hours of work a week at home.

What will I learn?

Our Functional Skills qualifications are intended for anyone wishing to develop their maths. They focus on both the underpinning skills as well as the ability to apply maths to different contexts. The subject content is split into three areas: using numbers and the number system; using common measures, shape and space; and handling information and data / statistics. There is naturally much overlap between these sections and drawing on different areas will be encouraged.

What will the course lead on to?

On completion of this course, you may be able to progress onto a higher level Functional Skills qualification or a GCSE Maths course.

Are there any links with industry and university?

Achieving a Functional Skills L2 is recognised by most businesses and HE establishments as the equivalent to a GCSE grade 4 (always check with the provider as to the qualifications they require).

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

Click here for learning support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/learning-support

Click here for finance support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/financial-support

Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

Warrington & Vale Royal College has been rated as a good college in the latest Ofsted inspection. We have a team of expert English tutors who are dedicated to helping you achieve your goals in a supportive and inclusive learning environment.

What are the entry requirements?

You will be required to complete an assessment prior to enrolling on the course to determine which level of Maths is most suitable, prior achievements will also be taken into account.

What are my funding options?

For any funding enquiries, please contact our Learner Services Team by calling 01925 494400 or emailing learner.services@wvr.ac.uk.

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

There are no additional costs associated with this course.

Careers Information

Course options

22/02/2024

Duration
16 Weeks
Class Times
18:00 - 21:00
Location
Warrington Campus
Day(s)
Thu
Adult Fee
Free*
16-18 Fee
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Fees Information
This course is FREE*. *Ts&Cs apply.

23/02/2024

Duration
16 Weeks
Class Times
09:00 - 12:00
Location
Warrington Campus
Day(s)
Fri
Adult Fee
Free*
16-18 Fee
Contact College
Fees Information
This course is FREE*. *Ts&Cs apply.

17/09/2024

Duration
17 Weeks
Class Times
09:00 - 12:00
Location
Warrington Campus
Day(s)
Tue
Adult Fee
Free*
16-18 Fee
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