Maths Functional Skills - Level 1

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This qualification aims to provide you with a nationally recognised Maths qualification, as well as the skills needed to function at home, in work and life. The course is suitable for those who have not studied maths recently or may need to equip themselves with the basics.

Delivered in a flexible format that fits around your existing commitments, you will engage in individual study and tutor-taught workshops, where regular attendance required.

With regular attendance and work completed outside of the classroom, it is estimated that you can complete the course in 12 – 15 weeks. On completion of the course you will gain a Functional Skills Level 1 Maths qualification.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Course Activities

During the course you will cover maths problem solving, number, measure, shape and space and data handling.

Topics include:

  • Number: Adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing; Fractions, percentages, decimals, ratio and formulas

  • Measure, Shape and Space: perimeter, area, volume, money, time, weight and capacity

  • Data Handling: Tables, graphs, charts, mean, range and probability

Progression Opportunities

This course can lead onto other Part Time courses at Lancaster & Morecambe College, including:

  • Level 2 Maths Functional Skills

  • GCSE Maths


If you would like to enquire about or enrol onto this course, please click 'Enquire’ or ‘Enrol’ at the top of the page, follow the steps, and our Admissions Team will be in touch with you.

For more information, advice and guidance please phone Student & Learning Services on 01524 521385 or 0800 306306 or email

Course code: B35953-A2A

Course code: B35953-S01