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Functional Skills Maths Level 2, Autumn 2021

Course Level

Level 2

Start Date

Mon 20 Sep 2021


16 weeks


Course content

  • Understand the numbers including calculations, numbers and the number system
  • Understand measures of money, time, temperature, distance, length, weight, capacity, perimeter, area and volume, and shape and position
  • Understand data, statistics and probability
  • Develop communication skills
  • Improve independent learning and problem solving skills with confidence


This course aims to further develop your maths skills, focusing on improving your abilities to a level where you may be able to progress to GCSE Maths or use the qualification to get onto further study programmes. The course allows you to build upon your maths skills, working towards more complex problems in everyday work and life situations.


Course content:

This course enables you to further develop your skill in mathematics. The content ranges from fractions and decimals, to negative numbers, using graphs and tables to represent data and understanding basic ratio and probability. Weekly homework and self-study is a requirement of the course. You will have weekly lessons during term time for the duration of the course.


  • Completion of an initial assessment to identify level of study.

What do I need to do this course?

Notepad and pen. Protractor, compass, calculator, ruler and pencils. ICT equipment such as a PC or laptop that can open PDF’s and Word documents, internet access, TEAMS platform downloaded, email address.

Teaching Methods

  • ICT use, practical activities, verbal questioning and discussions, emailed resources, and informal feedback, emailed feedback and self- assessment tasks.

    How is your progress checked?

    Weekly feedback from tutor. Observation, questioning, group activities, mock exam, presentations and discussion.

    What can I do after this course?

    Progress onto GCSE maths.


Course details

  • Tutor: Lisa Murphy
  • Time: 1300-1500
  • Provision: LCC
  • Term: Autumn
  • Location: Online Class
  • Full fee: Free
  • Concessionary fee: Free


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