GCSE Maths

Course Overview

Maths skills are required in every job or training opportunity. If you need to gain a GCSE maths qualification for entry into employment or further training our professional staff will deliver clearly focussed and exciting maths activities, aimed at developing a range of skills. Classes will focus on individual needs and abilities and offer a wide range of innovative teaching and learning approaches to help you achieve your goals.

Course Requirements

Any adult can apply for GCSE maths. Those who have a grade D/3 or Level 2 Functional Skills in Numeracy (maths) achieved within the last 5 years will be interviewed for suitability but will not need to go initial assessment. For applicants that have older qualifications/no formal qualifications, your basic Numeracy skills will be initially assessed through a written task at enrolment as well as the standard interview for suitability.


Please note: we are unable to offer you a resit if you already have a grade C or 4.

Course Skills & Benefits

This is an essential qualification for employment and/or further training.


Mandatory Units

In this course you will learn a range of numeracy skill including number, algebra, geometry and statistics. There are 2 levels of study, Foundation and Higher – the tutor will decide which level is appropriate for your individual needs.
There are four areas: number, algebra, geometry and statistics.

Optional Units

There are no optional units on this course.

Course Progression

We want you to be confident with maths and this course is designed to help you improve your skills and attain a higher grade in order to go on to further study or into employment.

Course Assessment

You will complete 3 exams, one non-calculator paper and two calculator papers in June.

Course Finance

19+ learners, please contact the Customer Enquiries Team on 0300 300 0090 for course and fee information.

Course Additional Information

Part-time