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Edexcel Functional Skills Maths Level 2

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Study Functional Skills Maths Level 2. Gain an official Functional Skills qualification and learn the essential maths skills needed for everyday situations.

Course duration

Up to 1 year.

Course outcome

You will receive your Edexcel Functional Skills Qualification in Maths Level 2 (you must take the exams to achieve this).

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Two paper-based exams.

Course Options

Study Options

 
£449.00
or £13.61 /month*
Course code: OSC1373
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Course overview

  • Fully recognised Edexcel Maths Functional Skills Level 2.
  • Ideal for learners returning to education.
  • Understand fractions, addition, subtraction and multiplication in a practical context.
  • Discover maths skills needed in everyday contexts.
  • Choose to study online or from a course pack.
  • Learn at your own pace, in your own environment.
  • If you add on your exams, we will book and pay for them for you!

Learn maths skills needed in everyday situations and gain a qualification equivalent to Maths GCSE with our Maths Functional Skills Level 2 qualification. Apply maths to everyday contexts, in work and life. Understand numbers, ratios and algebra. Work out the perimeter, volume and circumference of shapes.

Ideal for students returning to study or as an entry requirement for further education, maths Functional Skills Level 2 will open opportunities for you both in work and further study.

Please note that you must complete the exams to achieve your qualification. You can choose to add your exams to your enrolment, and we will save you the hassle of booking them, giving you more time to dedicate to your studies. If you do not add your exams to your enrolment, you will be responsible for booking and paying for your exams by liaising directly with your chosen exam centre.

Course content

  • Positive and negative numbers
  • Addition and subtraction in a practical context
  • Multiplication and division in a practical context
  • Factors and multiples
  • Fractions and decimals
  • Estimation

  • Ratios
  • Scaling quantities
  • Using map scales
  • Percentages
  • Converting percentages, fractions and decimals
  • Compound interest

  • Substituting equations
  • Simplifying equations and multiplying out brackets
  • Changing the subject of an equation
  • Solving simple equations
  • Unit conversion
  • Speed, distance and time
  • Density

  • Perimeter and area of 2D shapes
  • Circumference
  • Volume
  • 3D shapes
  • Elevations and plans
  • Coordinates

  • Qualitative and quantitative data
  • Continuous and discrete data
  • Simple statistical tests on data
  • Graphs and charts
  • Comparing data
  • Understanding probability

Exam details

  • Duration: 25 minutes
  • Weighting: 25%
  • Marks: 16 in total
  • Assessment format: onscreen or paper-based assessment

  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Weighting: 75%
  • Marks: 48 in total
  • Assessment format: onscreen or paper-based assessment

Extra Information

Your Functional Skills Maths Level 2 qualification will require you to complete two written exam papers, one with a calculator and one without.

You will also complete a series of tutor-marked assignments throughout your course. This will allow both you and your tutor to track your progress as you make your way through your studies.

Choosing to add the exams package

If you choose to add your exams on to your enrolment, all you need to do is contact us when you are ready to sit your exams, we will book and pay for them on your behalf. You are advised to contact us well in advance of when you intend to sit your exams so that we can confirm your place with the exam board.

Please note, our Functional Skills exam centre locations for this course are as follows:

  • Birmingham
  • Coventry
  • Doncaster
  • Bolton
  • Wimbledon
  • Taunton
  • Romford
  • St Neots, Cambridgeshire
  • High Wycombe

The course-only option

If you do not add your exams to your enrolment, you will be responsible for booking and paying for your exams yourself. If you select this option, you must source and liaise with your chosen exam centre in order to book your exams, Open Study College will not be able to book your exams for you.

You have up to one full year to complete the course starting from your enrolment. During this time, you have access to your course materials and tutor support. You can study at your own pace throughout the year.

Study this course around your busy life and schedule. Whether you want to study at home in your favourite spot on the sofa, at your favourite coffee shop or on public transport, as long as you have your course materials, you are able to study!

Choose to study online or from a course pack, and study at a pace that suits you. Your course pack will include self-assessment exercises and tutor-marked study questions, so you can monitor your progress.

Tutor support is available through email, so help is only a click away!

To gain the full Functional Skills Maths qualification students must sit an exam at an external exam centre.

Once you have successfully completed your course, you will receive your Edexcel Functional Skills Qualification in Maths Level 2.

Edexcel is a highly respected and recognised awarding body and their qualifications allow learners to succeed in life, learning and employment.

Successful students will be able to progress to:

  • Further maths study such as GCSE
  • Progress higher in the workplace
  • Study further vocational study

Awarding body

Edexcel are a highly respected and recognised awarding body. Their GCSE and Functional Skills qualifications allow learners to succeed in life, learning, and employment.

FAQs

There are no formal course requirements, but it is recommended that students are confident using a laptop or computer. This is because some external exam centres may host onscreen only exams.

  • Personal tutor support
  • Dedicated learner services
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE XO Student Discounts membership
  • FREE CV critique service
  • FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers
  • *Study pack including notebook, pen, and highlighter.

*Not included with the online study option.

Yes, in order to achieve your Functional Skills qualification, you must complete the exams required by the course’s exam board.

You can choose to add your exams to your enrolment with us, in which case we will book and pay for your exams for you when you are ready. Alternatively, if you choose the course-only option, you will be responsible for booking and paying for your exams which can be done directly with your local exam centre.

Please note: if you add on exams you will need to sit these exams in either the Birmingham, Coventry, Doncaster, Bolton, Wimbledon, Taunton, Belfast, High Wycombe, Romford, or St Neots, Cambridgeshire examination centre.

If you select the course-only option when enrolling on your course, you will need to book directly with the exam centre and pay for your exams yourself. We highly recommend researching your options before enrolling as costs can vary between centres. However, if you choose to add the exams package to your enrolment, we will take care of booking and paying for your exams for you when you are ready.

It's not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Learner Services Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

That's not a problem. We want to make sure you're 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our team of education specialists a call on 03300 563 100 and they'll do their best to help.

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