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Functional Maths - Entry Level 1 - Level 2 at Lowestoft College

Course description

Functional Maths will give you the opportunity to build up your skills in number, measurement and statistics - maths skills that are useful in everyday situations and the world of work.

Course content

You will learn to apply number and practical mathematical skills to both your personal life and vocational course.  You will learn to use numbers confidently and learn to apply number skills to a variety of situations and solve problems.

Entry requirements

If you achieve any grade below a D in GCSE Maths, you will be taking Functional Maths alongside your main course.  The most appropriate level for you will be based on your initial assessment scores.


At all levels there is just a single assessment/exam.  At Levels 1 and 2 you can take the assessment either online or on paper.  The Entry level assessments are on paper and there is a choice of topics. 

Future opportunities

You can move onto the next level which may be GCSE Maths.  Achieving certain levels in Functional Maths will also help you to gain access to higher level courses.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lowestoft College directly.

Last updated date: 06 April 2016
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