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Maths - Core Level 3 Certificate at West Lakes Academy

Course description

This new course will allow pupils to build on their maths skills using more advanced methods and techniques.

The level 3 certificate is made up of one compulsory unit and one option unit, currently Critical Path and Risk Analysis.

  • Compulsory: Analysis of Data, Maths for Personal Finance, Estimation, Critical Analysis of Given Data and Models (including spreadsheets and tabular data).
  • Critical Path and Risk Analysis: Critical Analysis of Given Data and Models (including spreadsheets and tabular data), Critical Path Analysis, Expectation, Cost Benefit Analysis.

Entry requirements

At least 5 grade A*-C GCSEs, including grade 4 in English.

It is desirable to have achieved at least grade 5 in GCSE Maths

Assessment

Exams in the compulsory and the optional unit. Both exams use pre-release material which will be published in the Spring term. All exams are 1½ hours long and are equally weighted.

Future opportunities

This new course will allow pupils to build on their maths skills using more advanced methods and techniques. They have been developed with the support of employers, universities and professional bodies to ensure they offer pupils the relevant knowledge and skills to progress to further study and the world of work.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact West Lakes Academy directly.

Last updated date: 31 March 2017
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