Functional Skills Mathematics

Functional Skills Mathematics

This Functional Skills Mathematics Level 1 and Level 2 aims to promote mathematical thinking and transferable skills rather than rote learning. Students will also cover:

  • Mathematics that is useful in everyday situations and the world of work.
  • Contextual material which emphasises the benefits of Maths to people who have been ‘turned off’ by the subject.

The Functional Mathematics specification is suitable for students of various ages and from diverse background in terms of lifelong learning.

The Level 1 qualification in Functional Mathematics provides a good basis for progression to Level 2 in Functional Mathematics and GCSE.


All students will be required to complete a mock  test which will include Mathematics test.

Test of Functional Skills Mathematics:

It takes 1h30 (level 1) 2h (level 2) hour and the answers are only written with a computer, which makes time is led by this one.

Results of Functional Skills English:

Each part is graduated upon points, and the final result is on percentage. You need to get 60 % to pass.

Start date: Any Monday
Course time: Every Tuesday and Wednesday 10 am to 12 pm / 12 pm to 2 pm.
Course length: 4 weeks minimum
Class size: Max 10 (average class size 5)
Minimum age: 19


Exam fees Functional Skills Mathematics Level 1: £100

Exam fees Functional Skills Mathematics Level 2: £150