Functional Skills Maths


Entry Level 2-3

Course Content 

    • Time
    • Adding, taking away & multiplying numbers
    • Money
    • Weight and capacity
    • Identifying shapes
    • Reading, understanding and using a bar chart
    • Reading, understanding and using a calendar
    • Round to the nearest 100
    • Collate data

Assessment method

1 hour classroom based 

Resources


Level 1

Course Content 

    • Adding decimals
    • Fractions
    • Calculating area
    • Calculating perimeter
    • Calculating mean, range and average
    • Percentages
    • Adding/taking away decimals
    • Length, weight & volume
    • Measuring
    • Budgeting
    • Ratios
    • Using data from table, charts and graphs
    • Presenting data as a graph or chart
    • Using a protractor

Assessment method

1 hour 30 mins written exam 

Resources


Level 2

Course Content 

    • Calculating circumference
    • Calculating area of an irregular rectangle
    • Understanding and drawing up timetable
    • Using formulae
    • Using data from a table
    • Reading from a scale map (ratios)
    • Converting from imperial to metric
    • Calculating area
    • Symmetrical number patterns
    • Know main units & abbreviations of metric measurements (weight, length,volume)
    • Solve practical problems in all areas
    • Scale drawing
    • Understanding  graphs, tally and pie charts
    • Calculating the mean, range and average for a data set
    • Presenting data as a graph or chart
    • Calculating probability
    • Working out mean and modal averages
    • Scan the paper
    • Read in detail
    • Show working out
    • Answer checking

Assessment method

2 hours written exam 

Resources


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