Cookie PolicySkip to main content
Course Areas Centres Learning With Us About Us
Mathematical equation on board

Maths Entry Level

Price:
FREE
Starts:
07/09/2021
Day of week:
TUE
Ends:
26/07/2022
Location:
Gravesend Skills Plus Centre, Gravesend
Level:
Time:
12:30 - 15:00
Duration:
40 weeks

This course has started, but it may still be possible to join it. Please call 03000 41 22 22* and ask to be put through to the Centre where the course is running

WELCOME. THIS COURSE IS FACE TO FACE AT THE CENTRE

This is a course leading to a Functional Skills (FS) qualification. Functional Skills courses can be joined
at any time of the year, although classes start in September. Course levels start from Entry Level 1 and
progress to Level 2.

Functional Skills Plus maths classes cover the skills for everyday tasks, or those required at work.
These skills include measuring distances, calculating areas for home decoration and improvement,
calculating cooking times for recipes, understanding payslips and work rotas. The course is assessed
by one written examination.

Please note: this course will require an initial assessment, regular attendance, a high level of
commitment and at least two hours of home study per week as set by the tutor.

THE CENTRE IS ACCESSIBLE BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT AND PARKING NEARBY.

Who is the tutor?

About the Tutor: Stephen Casey

Stephen is a qualified Maths tutor who has worked in Adult Education for several years. He has experience in delivering to groups of all levels and he gets to know potential students at the initial assessment stage where is able to guide them onto a suitable course. Stephen has achieved many qualifications in teaching and mathematics, including a Diploma in Teaching Mathmatics Level 4 and QTLS.

View all courses taught by Stephen Casey here

How will I be taught?

The course will be taught in a friendly but focused atmosphere, where your individual needs are
catered for. Your tutor will use a variety of teaching methods to accommodate different learning styles
and ensure that you achieve your full potential. Teaching and learning are carried out through formally
taught sessions, discussion, group work, and supported with role play, task sheets and resource books,
practice papers, home study, feedback and evaluation.

What do I need to bring with me?

Notebook, pens, pencils and a folder as you will be required to keep a folder of your work.

What can I do next?

This course can enable you to progress to higher levels of Functional Skills* (if appropriate) and
GCSE* (if appropriate) or other study with Kent Adult Education. Specialist advice is available from
your tutor to help you identify the best course for you. Please check www.kentadulteducation.co.uk for
course details.
* Access to higher level courses might be subject to initial assessment.

What do I need to join the course

At the first session of the course, the tutor will set out the commitment necessary to pass your
Functional Skills examination. Functional Skills is suitable if you are seeking employment or career
advancement, wishing to help your children with school work or just looking for a new challenge. It is
also a valuable stepping stone if you want to study GCSE in the future. Please note that you should be
able to follow spoken and written instructions, read handouts/exercises and take part in group
discussions.

Getting to your course

Find us

Gravesend Skills Plus Centre
Darnley Road
Gravesend
Kent
DA11 0RX

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code GRA/110274/K/FF.