Functional Skills Maths

Functional Skills Maths

Functional skills maths entry qualifications are available across the three entry levels (Entry 1 to Entry 3) and are completed in our various community settings.

Functional Skills Maths higher level qualifications are available across the two levels (level 1 and level 2).

Entry Level 1 to Entry Level 3

  • Duration: 6 -10 Sessions
  • Hours:  9:30-3:30
  • Days-per-week: 1 - 2
  • Environment:  Classroom

What you will need to get started...
  • Aged 19+
  • Legal right to live and work in the UK*
  • You must have completed Initial Assessment and IAG with us
  • Assessment Interview
Qualifications you will receive upon completion...

Depending on your level upon enrolment:

You will achieve either one of the following qualifications upon completion and achievement of City and Guilds

  • City and Guilds Functional Skills Math Entry 1
  • City and Guilds Functional Skills Math Entry 2
  • City and Guilds Functional Skills Math Entry 3
What you will study...

This qualifications assess candidates’ ability to represent, analyse and interpret problems that involve the use of mathematics.


  • Read, write, order and compare numbers up to 1000.
  • Add and subtract numbers up to 20.
  • Recognise coins and notes.
  • Read 12 hour digital and analogue clock in hours.
  • Read and draw simple charts and diagrams including a tally chart, block diagram/graph.
  • Describe and make comparisons in words between measures of items including size, length, width, height, weight and capacity.
  • Recognise and sequence odd and even numbers up to 100.
  • Add and subtract two-digit numbers.
  • Recognise fractions (halves, quarters, tenths and fifths) of whole numbers and shapes, including equivalent forms.
  • Multiply two-digit whole numbers by single and double digit whole numbers.
  • Identify, recognise and sort common 2-D and 3-D shapes circles, cube, rectangle, triangle and square including symmetry, length, right angles, angles and more…
Progression

Achieving these qualifications should increase candidates’ confidence and motivation, and the skills they gain will be valuable in the workplace or in any further learning. On successful completion of the qualification, you could have the opportunity to progress on to the next level or job or apprenticeship (dependent on prior qualifications)

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