You will work on studying maths problems set in practical, real-life contexts. You will be identifying, analysing and interpreting mathematical information within a variety of situations. This will involve all areas of maths, including:
- measure, shape and space
- handling data
There are no set entry requirements. When you enrol, 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?
If you want to pursue an Access course or an Apprenticeship and you are not quite ready, then this is the course for you. The English and maths for Work and Study is a course which allows you to gain a level 1 or level 2 qualification in Functional Skills maths and/or English in order to be ready for the next step: Access, an Apprenticeship or further study.
The course is delivered over 27 weeks of classroom taught lessons for 2.5 hours a week. You will be expected to combine this with a further 2 hours of guided study a week on an online platform called Century. At the end of the course, you will take an exam. This will involve both non-calculator and calculator papers.
How is the course assessed?
Exam – Two papers in one sitting. Non-calculator (25%) and Calculator (75%)
The next available course will start in November 2022.
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.
This course runs on the Uxbridge Campus from 12.30-3pm
Where Next – Job Opportunities
Gaining a Level 1 qualification in maths will open opportunities for you in the work place and for further study.
Where Next – Further Studies
Gaining a Level 1 qualification in maths will open opportunities for you in the work place and for further study. On successful completion of maths Level 1 Functional Skills, you can progress to a Level 2 qualification.
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.