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Maths Level 1 & 2 Functional Skills at Alec Reed Academy

Course description

The aims of these qualifications are to develop learner understanding and skills in:

• Representing – selecting the mathematics and information to model a situation

• Analysing – processing and using mathematics

• Interpreting – interpreting and communication the results of the analysis

Course content

Some aspects you will learn on this course include:

• understand and calculate ratio and proportion, including problems with scale

• understand and equivalences between fractions, decimals and percentages

• understand simple formulae and equations

• find area, perimeter and volume of shapes

• convert and calculate using metric measures

Entry requirements

Maths grade 6-7

Assessment

Level 1: FSM01

Overview of paper-based assessment

Three themes in each test

Test time: 1 hour 30 mins

Total marks: 48

Overview of onscreen assessment

Three themes in each test

Test time: 1 hour 30 mins

Total marks: 48

Level 2: FSM02

Overview of paper-based assessment

Three themes in each test

Test time: 1 hour 30 mins

Total marks: 48

Overview of onscreen assessment

Three themes in each test

Test time: 1 hour 30 mins

Total marks: 48

Future opportunities

Upon successful completion of Functional skills level 2. Pupils move on to GCSE Mathematics. It is compulsory to continue GCSE Mathematics until you have reached GCSE level and is required for all University places.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Alec Reed Academy directly.

Last updated date: 16 December 2016

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