Maths level 1 accredited

Course Dates: 02/05/19 - 25/07/19
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street

Do you want to gain a Level 1 Functional Skills qualification in Maths? Prepare for this whilst improving on your application of percentages and fractions, your use of measurements and scale drawings, your interpretation and drawing of graphs and more!

Description

What is the course about?

You will expand on your application of skills such as percentages, fractions, decimals, measures, shapes and data handling. The skills will be applied to solving problems in a variety of everyday and work related contexts, using everyday real life materials and past exam paper questions.

What will we cover?

The course will cover solving problems using:
- fractions, percentages and decimals
- estimation, approximation and rounding
- negative numbers
- measurement: properties of shapes, size and scale drawings
- handling data, both numerical and visually.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Solve problems using:
- fractions, percentages and decimals
- estimation, approximation and rounding
- negative numbers
- measurement: properties of shapes, size and scale drawings
- handling data, both numerical and visually
- measure, convert units of measure and work out perimeters, areas and volume
- understand outcomes and explain results of calculations.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This course is for fluent speakers of English. It is for those who have already acquired many of the numeracy skills listed above but need to reinforce and practice these, find more economical methods and apply the skills to a wide variety of scenarios.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Teaching will be in a supportive group setting, which involves pair and small group work. The interactive whiteboard and computers will help your learning. Handouts, puzzles and worksheets will allow you to build up a folder of work. You will be given homework on a regular basis.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

You will need a pen, ruler, pencil and calculator. Please also bring some lined A4 paper and a folder to keep your work in. Your tutor will provide handouts, worksheets and links to useful websites to enable you to extend and practice your skills outside class.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

After sucessfully completing this course your tutor will discuss the next steps for you.

General information and advice on courses at Build is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details

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Course Code: AMA401

Thu+Sat, eve, 02 May - 25 Jul '19

Duration: 15 sessions (over 13 weeks)

Full fee: £0.00
Senior fee: £0.00
Concession: £0.00

Before booking on this course, please contact us for a chat with our team to check that this course is the right level for you.
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