Maths is an important skill you use every day. Maths helps with your finances, time telling, and problem-solving. Good maths skills improve your life at home and at work as it helps you make better decisions. If maths is holding you back, our Level 1 Functional Skills Maths is a great place to learn the basics. We’ll teach you real-world, transferable maths skills that let you think on your feet and succeed in life.
Functional Skills develops the work-related, problem-solving and situational maths you need to succeed in the real world.
This course is a formally recognised RQF qualification and is recognised throughout the UK, Europe and beyond.
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It takes around 45 hours of study to complete this course.
Throughout this course, you may be expected to complete assignments, essays, research projects, presentations, video/audio recordings, and practical learning sessions to meet the requirements of your course. This information will be included in your study pack detailing exactly what you need to do to accomplish your goals as a student.
You have up to six months in total to complete this course but on average takes learners around 2-3 months to complete. Don’t worry if you go over the six months though, we can organise an extension to your course for a small fee, which also extends your unlimited tutor support.
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 2-hour examination. Final exams cost just £95 when you come to Oxbridge. However, if you want us to come to you, it will cost £145 + travel costs.
At the end of this course, successful learners will be awarded a formal certificate of achievement by NCFE CACHE. The training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. You can read more about NCFE here.
Official Qualification Title - NCFE Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics at Level 1
Difficulty - Level 1
Entry requirements - There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write English.
You’ll gain an understanding of practical problems in various situations, develop strategies for solving problems, and obtain answers to simple practical problems that are clear and routine.
You’ll learn to apply maths to simple given practical problems, such as fractions and number patterns, and use simple checking procedures.
You’ll discover how to communicate solutions to practical problems in familiar contexts and situations, looking at area, simple calculations, and metric units used in everyday situations.
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Course price involves all learning materials, tutor support and practice tests. Additional costs required for extra practice papers (beyond initial 4, that tutors will have to mark), registration for examinations, and examination resits. See below: If you choose to come to the Oxbridge Home Learning college in Birmingham, you can sit your examinations for just £95 – we'll even throw in a free coffee to keep you going! However, if you wish to sit the exam at a centre closer to where you live, the price will be £145 plus the cost of mileage for an invigilator to come a supervise your progress. Just to let you know, Oxbridge Home Learning is only a 15 minute walk from New Street, Moor Street and Snow Hill Stations – we love meeting our students, too! The cost for examination resits are offered on the same basis – £95 if you come to our college in Birmingham or £145 to resit at an additional centre. Marking for additional practice papers: £50 for three additional practice papers.
You will need to pay additionally for your final exam.
That’s fine, this course can be studied anywhere and is completed by submitting Tutor marked assignments (TMAs).