Maths Functional Skills L2
Do you need to improve your maths to help you in your daily life, with work or your studies? Do you need to increase your confidence with maths? Do you need to work towards a GCSE? These courses will help you gain essential mathematical skills and also enable you to get a qualification. The afternoon classes are more suited to students who want to learn at a slower pace. In the evening classes you will work towards Functional Skills Level 1 and 2. You will need to come for an assessment before you start. These courses are free.
Suitability - Who should attend?
This course is for students who have successfully completed Maths Skills Level 1 at The Mary Ward Centre or have been assessed as Level 2 students. It is a particularly good course to do if you need to gain a functional skills L2 course for work or for study, or wish to begin preparing for GCSE maths.
Training Course Content
On this course, you will learn how to:
a) Understand and use positive and negative numbers of any size in practical contexts;
b) Carry out calculations with numbers of any size in practical contexts, to a given number of decimal places;
c) Understand, use and calculate ratio and proportion, including problems involving scale;
d) Understand and use equivalences between fractions, decimals and percentages;
e) Understand and use simple formulae and equations involving one- or two-step operations;
f) Recognise and use 2D representations of 3D objects;
g) Find area, perimeter and volume of common shapes;
h) Use, convert and calculate using metric and, where appropriate, imperial measures;
i) Collect and represent discrete and continuous data, using ICT where appropriate;
j) Use and interpret statistical measures, tables and diagrams, for discrete and continuous data, using ICT where appropriate;
k) Use statistical methods to investigate situations;
l) Use probability to assess the likelihood of an outcome.
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