Mathematical Skills (Basic)

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This is the ideal online course for individuals who would like to develop and enhance their mathematical skills. The certificate is broken down into small units (Awards) which will help
you to build your confidence and ability in a range of topics areas around basic maths skills.

The Basic Maths Skills course aims to provide students with the foundations of maths including how, when and why we use them. Throughout this course, you are sure to build your skills and confidence.

You may find this course a great starting point and a first step towards gaining other maths qualifications. This course will also provide you with the skills you may need both inside and outside of work.

Course ContentAssessmentCourse OutcomesCourse DurationStudy MethodFAQsAdditional information

Unit 1: Developing and Applying Number Skills
Unit 2: Developing and Applying Addition and Subtraction Skills
Unit 3: Multiplication of Whole Numbers
Unit 4: Division of Whole Numbers
Unit 5: Developing and Applying Fraction Skills
Unit 6: Developing and Applying Decimal Skills
Unit 7: Money: Adding and Subtracting
Unit 8: Time
Unit 9: Measure: Distance and Length
Unit 10: Measure Capacity and Temperature
Unit 11: Developing and Applying Shape and Space Skills
Unit 12: Data Handling: Recording and Representing Data
Unit 13: Data Handling: Extracting and Interpreting Data

Each unit in this programme is broken down into 4 sections:

Section 1 – Quick Quiz
Section 2 – Maths Guide
Section 3 – Mock Assessment
Section 4 – Assessment

There are 12 units of study with all the information you need to succeed. You’ll undertake four practice papers that are to be submitted and marked by your tutor. Upon passing these practise papers and with the approval of your tutor, you will undertake one final examination.

At the end of this course, successful learners will be awarded a formal certificate of achievement.  The training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home.

You have up to a year to complete this course. The guided and recommended study hours is 45. This is usually ample time for learners, even with full time jobs and other commitments. Don’t worry if you go over the year though. We can organise an extension to your course for a small fee, which also extends your tutor support.

Our course is delivered via our online learning platform as this provides learners with a dynamic and engaging experience. Don’t worry, if you prefer, you can print the learning materials yourself. The learning resources are in a range of different media including videos, e-books, and online quizzes.

Q: Tell me about my Tutor Support?

You will have access to your personal tutor, via email, who will mark your assignments and guide you through the course to help you get ready for your examinations. In addition, you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process. This is especially useful if you haven’t studied for a while.

Q: What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?

You don’t need any prior skills in the subject area to start this course.

Q: What is included in the cost of my course?

We provide all the specially written learning materials you require to study this course at home. The course fee also includes tutor support for 12 months.

Q: Are there any additional costs?

You will receive everything you need to complete this course within the study pack we send to you.

Q: Is there a required reading list?

No, all of the study materials are supplied within your learning pack.

Q: Do I have to sit an exam?

No, this course is assessed by coursework alone.

Q: What if I live outside the UK?

That’s fine, this course can be studied anywhere and is completed by submitting Tutor marked assignments (TMAs).

Q: What do I do if I still have questions?

Please check Contact Us, we are happy to answer any questions you have.

Additional information

Study Hours Up to 60 hours, which is around 20 minutes per day for 6 months.
Study Method Paper based study


Course Features

  • Lectures 0
  • Quizzes 0
  • Duration 50 hours
  • Skill level All levels
  • Language English
  • Students 0
  • Assessments Yes

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