Maths Functional Skills

Functional Skills Maths is all about improving your confidence with numbers. Maths is important in everyday life – whether you are looking for bargains, trying to work out how much paint to buy or being accurate at work.

Having a good understanding of the maths you use every day will help you both in your home life and for your career.

Maths Functional Skills Level 1 

What is Maths Level 1?

Ninety-five per cent of the population will say they hate Maths, but you do not have to be one of them. Improving your Maths can boost your career prospects, so why not start on our Level 1 course.s.

What you will learn:

  • How to use numbers and the numbering system
  • How to multiply and divide numbers
  • How to use simple formulae, 
  • How to work out simple fractions, percentages and ratios
  • How to estimate answers using fractions and decimals
  • How to work out simple interest and discounts
  • Be able to convert between units such as length, money and time
  • Using scales on drawings
  • Work out areas and volumes of simple shapes
  • How to handle and represent data in table and drawings
  • Using probability
  • Using maths for simple problem solving

 Successful completion of the course will enhance your job seeking credentials and enable you to progress onto a level 2 Maths course.

How to get involved

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Maths Functional Skills Level 2 

What is Maths Level 2?

A Functional Skills Level 2 is equivalent to a GCSE grade C or 4. You will continue to learn practical Maths that you can apply to everyday situations.

What you will learn:

  • How to add, subtract, multiply and divide numbers
  •  How to work out and use ratios and proportions
  •  How to use a calculator
  • Understanding and using formulae
  • Understanding, working out and converting common measures such as money, time, temperature weight, volumes, capacity and lengths/distance
  • How to work out fractions and percentages
  • How to recognise equivalences
  • How to work out volumes, areas and perimeters of various shapes and spaces.
  • Understanding and interpreting data from tables
  • How to present data
  • How to work out probability

You will receive a Functional Skills Level 2 qualification on passing of your examination

How to get involved

To find out more or to book a place please contact TCHC 01923 698474 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..