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Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Thu 30 September 2021

Starts: 30/09/2021

Duration: 16 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Thursday 18:00 to 20:00

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Thu 24 February 2022

Starts: 24/02/2022

Duration: 16 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Thursday 18:00 to 20:00

Entry Requirements

You would normally need to have a Level 1 Functional Skills Maths or equivalent. However, there are no set entry requirements. Before starting the course, you will be assessed for suitability and to agree the level you can study. Prior qualifications will be used where appropriate.

Who is the course for

This course is for students who need to improve their maths skills. Achieving a Functional Maths Level 2 can open up a wide range of new opportunities including promotion at work, university entrance, apprenticeships, training courses (teaching/accountancy) or access courses. In addition, you will acquire skills which you can apply in many aspects of your everyday life.

Course Content

"Functional Skills Maths at Level 2. The syllabus content can be found on the Edexcel website (www.edexcel.org.uk). Main topics covered are:

Using numbers and the number system – whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percentages Using common measures, shapes and space Handling information and data"

Study Methods

"2 hours of classroom tuition per week, in the evening.

Homework.

e-learning using Century and directed self-study."

How is the course assessed

"You will be regularly assessed during your course and receive feedback to help you develop the skills required for the external exams.

Functional Maths Level 2 is assessed in 2 parts:

Section A: Non-calculator 25 minutes - 16 marks = 25% overall Section B: Calculator 1 hour 30 minutes - 48 marks = 75% overall "

Where next - Further Studies

Your next step might include university entrance, training courses (teaching), access courses or support progression within FE

Where next - Job Opportunities

Gaining a Functional Maths Level 2 can provide an entry point into a wide variety of career options, apprenticeships and other further study.

More Information

If you require more information, you can contact Candy White – School Administrator on 01895 471130 (Term time only), or the College Information and Guidance team on 01895 853333.

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to: Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Thu 30 September 2021

Starts: 30/09/2021

Duration: 16 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Thursday 18:00 to 20:00

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Thu 24 February 2022

Starts: 24/02/2022

Duration: 16 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Thursday 18:00 to 20:00