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Course Code: NPHMA01P

Course Level: Entry Level

Study Mode: Part-Time

Course Type: Adults

Course overview

Be more confident with maths for everyday life by learning the basics of fractions, handling information, data and much more to help you to progress onto higher level courses and recognised qualifications in the near future.

During the supportive Functional Skills maths course, you will develop numeracy skills fit for the modern world. You will learn how to solve mathematical problems or to carry out simple tasks in everyday life. The course will support you with:

  • Using numbers and number system, such as working with whole numbers, fractions and decimals
  • Using common Measures, shapes and space
  • Handling information and data

Your teacher will support you throughout the Functional skills course, but it is important you have a real drive and commitment to achieving a maths qualification. Whilst studying with us you will need to complete an additional 2 hours of weekly self-study learning through homework and online resources.

For the first term you are enrolled on an introduction to Functional Skills maths course, where you will be taught the essential skills to help you progress on to the main qualification. At the end of the seven weeks, you will complete a progress assessment, followed by a one to one with your teacher to look at your areas of strength and development.

Our beginners Functional Skills Maths course is designed for students who have a basic numeracy skills and would like to start to improve and gain a qualification. To help ensure the maths course meets your starting point, you will be invited to attend college for one evening prior to the course start date to completed an initial assessments, meet your teacher and learn more about the course.

You will be formally assessed through two externally set formal examinations. The exams will take place at an appropriate time in the course when your tutor feels you have made enough progress. In addition to the external examinations, you will undertake internal controlled assessments every 4 weeks to monitor your progress and provide you with regular feedback.

For further information, please contact Stacey Johnson on 01782 2542211 or email

You can progress through the Functional Skills levels to help you develop more confidence with maths.

This course is FREE.

Course options

Flexible Start Dates

Course Duration

20 weeks

Course Days

To be confirmed

End date


Class Times

To be confirmed

Course Fee


Additional Fees



What else do I need to know?

Please note that courses run subject to minimum viable class sizes.