Pearson Edexcel Functional Maths Skills – Level 1
- demonstrate a sound grasp of the underpinning skills and basics of mathematical problem-solving skills appropriate to the level, and the ability to apply mathematical thinking to solve problems in familiar situations
- achieve the skills for further study at Levels 2
- achieve a foundation for progression into employment.
Why choose this course
This course is for anyone looking to become confident in their use of fundamental mathematical knowledge and skills. Functional Skills qualifications support you to demonstrate you understanding by applying your knowledge and skills to solve simple mathematical problems or carry out simple tasks.
The average duration length of the course is 55 hours.
You will study the following
Using numbers and the number system – whole numbers, fractions and decimals
Using common measures, shapes and space – temperatures, area, perimeters and volumes
Handing information and data.
Through online using Google Meet, Google classroom and Zoom, Moodle Virtual Learning Environment and classroom.
This course is assessed through a 115-minutes (One hour and 55 minutes) externally set on-demand and marked examination. There are two components of the assessment. The first one is
Section A: Non-calculator – 25 minutes
Section B: Calculator – 90 minutes
No prior knowledge, understanding, skills or qualifications are required before learners register for this qualification. You should however be proficient to Entry Level 3.
At the end of the course, you will achieve Level 1 certificate in Functional Skills in Mathematics. You can progress to Level 1 Functional Skills in Mathematics.