Course description

The Functional Skills qualifications are based around skills needed for everyday life and to enable you to have the flexibility to problem solve using these skills. On this course, you will learn number, handling data, measure, shape and space skills at the standards for Entry Level 3. The skills at this levels form a platform for learners to develop to Level 1 skills in maths.

What can this course lead to?

Essential Skills maths 2-day courses at Level 1
Functional Skills Maths Level 1.

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Northern College, Yorkshire

Course session dates

Session dates for 23 May 2022 - 28 June 2022

  • Monday 23 May 2022 to Tuesday 24 May 2022
  • Monday 13 Jun 2022 to Tuesday 14 Jun 2022
  • Monday 20 Jun 2022 to Tuesday 21 Jun 2022
  • Monday 27 Jun 2022 to Tuesday 28 Jun 2022

Course fees and funding support

Functional skills and GCSE qualifications in English and Maths are free to anyone who doesn't already have either a grade 4, or a Level 2, in the specific subject. This means, if you're aged 19 or over, the government will fund your English and Maths studies until you achieve either of these grades whether you are in work or not.

Course Fee FREE