The key areas of study include number skills, measurement skills, problem-solving skills, money and financial skills, and basic data handling skills.
Number skills involve counting, ordering, and comparing numbers, as well as working with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percentages. Learners will practice basic arithmetic operations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
Measurement skills cover the understanding and application of units of measurement for length, weight, volume, and time. Learners will develop the ability to measure and estimate quantities and distances in practical situations.
Problem-solving skills are emphasised, focusing on developing analytical thinking, logical reasoning, and effective problem-solving techniques.
Money and financial skills involve managing budgets, calculating discounts, and interpreting financial information to make informed decisions.
Basic data handling skills include reading and interpreting simple charts, graphs, and tables. Learners will gain the ability to make comparisons, draw conclusions, and interpret data in different contexts.
Overall, the Pre-Entry level in Mathematics provides learners with the skills necessary to apply mathematical concepts in everyday situations, laying the groundwork for further study and practical application in work and life.
Course Type / Level
Who is this for?
This course is suitable for anyone who wants to build their confidence and ability in maths.
There will be additional support available in the class if necessary.
It is also suitable for those who need maths for work or self-improvement.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
Dates and Duration
Start Date: 21 September 2023
Duration: 12 Weeks
Stockton Business Centre
70-74 Brunswick Street, Stockton-on-Tees
Functional Skills Maths – Entry Level 1