12 hours a week min (45 guided learning hours overall)
Typically this Maths Level 2 (Functional Skills) course will take 3 to 6 months to complete
We work through the following steps:
A successful learner will be able to:
An example of what an exam paper looks like: Maths example Question Paper 2015
No prior knowledge, understanding, skills or qualifications are required before learners register for this qualification.
There is no requirement for prior qualifications. All applications are assessed on an individual basis.
Representing –selecting the mathematics and information to model a situation
• Learners recognise that a situation has aspects that can be represented using mathematics.
• Learners use appropriate mathematical procedures.
Your Maths Level 2 learning will be via Distance Learning. Your course will be delivered through online assessment using our latest Virtual Learning Environment, one to one tutorials with your Tutor (phone, e-mail & face-to-face Skype) and group web based webinars. (See Study Style)
You will be expected to typically commit to a minimum of 12 hours per week independent study to suit your personal circumstances. This is the recommended guideline to support you to achieve
A requirement for learners to apply their learning to actual events and activity within the sector.
The awarding body is Edexcel:
Maths at Level 2 Functional Skills qualification (NQF)
A Maths Level 2 course pass is similar to having a GCSE @ grade C (but first check with your preferred University, College or Employer that they accept this course as an alternative to a GCSE.)
This qualification helps boost learners’ career prospects by giving them the skills, knowledge and understanding that employers and educators look for. They also provide career development opportunities for those already in work.
Students learn through Maths e-books and by completing activities in line with the syllabus. The tutor will support and give feed back and guide learners in developing their Maths skills.
A formal exam is taken when the Tutor & Student agree they are ready. The exam is a pass or fail. It can be re-taken if needed and additional support provided.
There is one online (or paper based) exam for Maths Level 2.
There are a range of assessment techniques for the subjects covered which include online assignments using our Virtual Learning Environment, reflective accounts, witness testimonies, subject related discussions with your tutor and developing projects. These are all assessed at either pass or fail.
No formal qualifications are required. Just your drive and enthusiasm to take and finish the course.
Maths Level 2 Students will:
Students are able to progress into Higher Education or enhance their career prospects. Students primarily progress to Higher Education study in areas related to Business, Economics and Accounting. These may include some of the following areas of Degree level study: Business Studies, Marketing, Economics, Accountancy, Business Management, Trading and Finance related degrees.
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