Maths Functional Skills - Level 2

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This qualification aims to provide you with a nationally recognised maths qualification, equivalent to GCSE Maths grade 4+ and widely recognised by employers, colleges and universities as such.

The course is suitable for those who looking to further their maths skills in work or study and need a Level 2 qualification, but do not wish to follow the one-year GCSE programme.

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 2 Maths qualification.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, a recent Level 1 Maths qualification or recent Maths study is useful.

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 and decimals, ratio, proportion, scales and formulas

  • Measure, Shape and Space: Perimeter, area and volume, money and time, 2D, 3D, symmetry and map scales

  • Data Handling: Drawing tables, graphs and charts, averages and range, interpreting data

Progression Opportunities

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

  • GCSE Maths

  • Access to HE

You could also use this qualification to progress onto university.


If you would like to apply for this course, please click 'Apply' in the top right, 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: B35954-A2A