Functional Skill Maths qualifications are designed to develop the learner’s ability to represent situations using mathematics, analyse calculations, solve problems and interpret mathematics to explain situations. It is recognised by employers and most universities as being an equivalent level to GCSEs.
This course is for those who do not have a current qualification (e.g. GCSE) in Mathematics, or whose qualification is more than five years old. These qualifications have been accredited onto the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) and are eligible for public funding as determined by the Department for Education (DfE) under Section 96 of the Learning and Skills Act 2000.