Maths Functional Skills Level 1

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Maths Functional Skills Level 1 is the ideal qualification to study if you are wanting to progress onto an apprenticeship or further your prospects at work.

This programme is a great way to get started on your maths journey. It can lead to acceptance on level 2 apprenticeships or study programmes and can improve your employment opportunities.

Once you have completed your level 1 qualification, you will automatically qualify for Maths Functional Skills Level 2.

You will study a large proportion of the course online and at your own pace.

When you are prepared, we will book you on to one of our classroom programmes, where you can expect expert tuition, support, guidance and a final assessment.

The course is completely free of charge for anyone who has not already completed up to a level 2 qualification or equivalent in maths.

Course Information

The course will be assessed with one online exam, which will be sat in the centre with an independent invigilator.

Benefits / Skills

    As you progress through this maths qualification, you will study the following topics:

    • Number 
    • Fractions, decimals and percentages
    • Area, perimeter and volume
    • Area and circumference
    • Ratio and proportion
    • Probability
    • Mean, median and mode
    • Place value
    • Speed, distance and time

Entry Requirements

You will need to complete a BKSB Initial Assessment before enrolment and will need to be at Entry 3 or Level 1.

Career Progression

Progression may include Maths Functional Skills Level 2.

Course Details


10/15 weeks and re-sits

Study Type

Part time

Course Code


Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

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