Maths E1-E3

Accredited course - interview required.

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 0 Conc £No conc. Full £986

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Monday, Thursday 09:30 - 12:00, 09:30 - 12:00 16 MAC 25/02/2019 11/07/2019 SN200M

What will the course cover?

Number: use addition, subtraction, multiplication, division; fractions and decimals in a variety of everyday situations. Measure, shape and space: recognise and use common measures of time, temperature, distance, length, weight, capacity and money. Recognise and name 2D & 3D shapes. Handling data: extract and interpret information from a range of tables, diagrams and charts.

Who is the course for?

Students who wish to develop and improve their ability to understand and use mathematical information in everyday situations or work. Students wishing to help their children with Maths will find this course useful. Students wishing to help their children with Maths will find this course useful.

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

All students will have an interview and an initial assessment before they join the class. Students need to be able to read and understand English to at least pre-intermediate level (Entry 2).

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

• Count, read, write and compare numbers • Count, read write and compare simple fractions & decimals • Add, subtract, multiply and divide small numbers • Estimate and approximate results • Use calculators • Recognise and use common measures e.g. money, time, length, weight, capacity • Recognise, name and recall properties of common 2-D and 3-D shapes • Extract simple information from lists, tables, simple diagrams and bar charts • Sort & classify objects and data • Make comparisons from tables and bar charts • Represent information to others in lists, tables, • Use appropriate numerical & mathematical vocabulary

How is the course organised?

The course is for 5 hours a week for 16 weeks. This is a small and informal groups. There will be group, pair and individual work, discussion and demonstration. ICT will be used where appropriate. All students have individual learning plans which are reviewed at regular intervals.

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

Homework will be set to reinforce class learning. This may involve activities that can be completed in everyday or work situations. Students are encouraged to bring in questions arising from their children’s homework.

How will my progress be assessed?

Students will have an Initial assessment at interview. There will be further assessments at the beginning and throughout course with a regular review of individual learning plans. Students will be expected to take E1, E2 or E3 Functinal Skills exams.

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

Higher level maths course, literacy and ICT classes. Vocational courses in ALSS or FE. Work or improved work prospects.

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

Mathematical equipment e.g. calculator. Some students may wish to buy textbooks - tutors will advise.

What support is available?

Additional support can be provided for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities.