Functional Skills Maths

Functional Skills Maths

Youth Education Service


Youth Education Service
0117 9739744
YES Hide Market


YES Hide Market
Unit 3, Hide Market, West Street, Bristol, BS2 0BH


04 Jan 2021 - 19 Jul 2021

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: 04 Jan 2021 - 19 Jul 2021
  • Time: 4:30 am - 6:30 am

This course is aimed at adults who wish to develop their maths skills and gain a Functional Skills maths qualification at Entry Level or Level 1. Learners will identify their current skills and knowledge and develop their maths skills in a supportive environment.

The course  will cover the Functional Skills syllabus, applying maths skills and knowledge to practical, everyday maths problems. Topics will include money skills, metric measures (length, weight, capacity), fractions and shape. The course will include homework to consolidate and build on work during the sessions.

Please note, this course will no longer include a Level 2 curriculum. The highest qualification you can gain is Level 1 Functional Skills.

Learning objectives include:

  • Work with and understand numbers up to one million, including positive and negative numbers.
  • Read, write, order and compare common fractions, mixed numbers and decimals up to 3 places.
  • Calculate percentages of quantities and work with simple ratios and proportion.
  • Calculate simple interest and discounts on amounts of money.
  • Extract and interpret information from tables, diagrams, charts and graphs and recognise and use the probability scale and interpret probabilities.
  • Convert between units of length, weight, capacity, money and time, and use and interpret scales.
  • Calculate area and perimeter and volume of shape, draw 2D shapes, understand symmetry, interpret plans, elevations and nets of simple 3D shapes and measure angles.
  • Use knowledge and skills to solve two step problems, analyse and interpret results and present findings clearly.

This course is open to learners (aged 19+) who want to gain a Functional Skills maths qualification up to Level 1

The course will run weekly – every Mondayfrom 4th January to 19th July 2021

To enrol, please call 0117 9739744 or email

Further info – The venue is accessible via public transport. If you phone or email to book your place, a map and bus information can be sent to you. There is no parking on site.

The event is ongoing.