Fancy becoming a whiz with pie charts, or learning how to effortlessly convert between fractions and percentages? Maybe you’d like to easily be able to calculate the tip you should leave at a restaurant, or how much money you’ll save in the supermarket with that 10% discount? This nationally recognised NCFE qualification will show you how to do it all without breaking a sweat!
You’ll also learn how to deal with whole and negative numbers, convert decimals and percentages, use simple formulae, and in Level 1 maths, you’ll learn how to interpret and assess the likelihood of an outcome. You’ll discover how to calculate the area and perimeter of a given shape, as well as convert between common units of measure. In short, you’ll gain the practical, real-world maths skills you need to succeed.
Why study Functional Skills Maths Level 1?
- You’ll gain an NCFE accredited qualification
- You can demonstrate to employers you’ve mastered a range of maths skills, from calculating volumes to interpreting statistics
- You’ll gain the qualification and confidence to apply for jobs or higher education courses requiring maths knowledge
- You can study in your own time, at your own pace, via laptop, phone, or tablet
- You can retake units at any time to strengthen your knowledge and prepare for your exams.
What you'll learn
NCFE is the leader in vocational and technical learning committed to powering a more intelligent education eco-system. We combine over 170 years of experience with deep insight into what is needed and what works.
From world-class qualifications and content to new assessment methodologies, from innovative technology platforms to partnership opportunities with our network of expert collaborators – NCFE galvanises the education sector to shape the most innovative solutions for individual learning needs. In doing this, we’re working for a fairer education system for all learners to power inclusivity and choice.
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At the end of this course, successful learners will be awarded a formal certificate of achievement from NCFE. The training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home.
How is this course assessed or examined?
This course is designed for distance learning study. To successfully pass the course, you’ll complete a series of practice papers and, with your tutor’s approval, your final exams.
Exams cost just £95 when you choose to sit them online, or to sit them in person here at Oxbridge.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write English.
Minimum age: 14 years old.