Online Maths Functional Skills for Adults

Online Maths Functional Skills for Adults

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Online Maths Functional Skills for Adults

We are offering an exciting online course designed for those with busy lives who may find it difficult to attend a class every week.

The start dates are flexible throughout the year and you can work at your own pace. This online course is suitable for those who are ready to gain Level 1 or Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths.

What should you consider before enrolling onto an online course with Leeds City College? The list below details some expectations. You will need to:

  • Be an independent worker
  • Have good organisational skills
  • Be self-disciplined
  • Have good time management skills
  • Understand that online courses require as much - or more - time to complete as traditional classes
  • Understand that online courses often require you to use several different technologies
  • Expect collaboration with the teacher through various online communication methods
  • Expect to see your teacher for a minimum of six progress reviews and tutorials
  • Have access to the internet and a computer

Be prepared for an initial assessment to find the level at which you are currently working at, alongside a diagnostic assessment which looks at different elements of the course and identifies which areas you are competent in and which areas require more work.

Although this is an online study course, help and support is provided so you achieve your chosen qualification and a teacher will be assigned to you.

Duration Various dependent on course and individual needs
Study mode Part Time
Start date Various
Campus Distance Learning
Course code 71241-01
Fee None (if you haven't achieved grade 4 or C in GCSE Maths)

What You Learn / Units

Maths Functional Skills Online

Maths Functional Skills is practical mathematics for learners which provides essential skills, knowledge and understanding to enable students to function confidently and effectively at work and in their everyday lives. Maths Functional Skills are about developing skills which can be transferable to other areas of learning, life and work. This would include things like problem solving, communication, team work and presentation skills.

We can offer you a nationally recognised certificate at a course level that is right for you, instilling the skills that will enable you to gain the confidence and ability to use maths both at work and at home.

The course content includes:           

  • Working with numbers (adding, multiplying, dividing)
  • Fractions, decimals, percentages and ratios
  • Common measures (money, time, length, weight, capacity)
  • Shape and space, reading charts, tables and graphs



How you will be assessed

Maths Functional Skills Online

By undertaking an online test or paper test at the college.



Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

Online and and Enfield Centre, Leeds.

Entry Requirements

Maths Functional Skills Online

You do not need any formal qualifications to join this course. You will be invited to attend an informal interview after you have completed an assessment to find out the skills you need to work on.

You will need to:

  • Be aged 19+
  • Have access to the internet and a computer
  • Use an internet browser such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox,etc.
  • Navigate a website
  • Download and install browser plug-ins
  • Create, modify and save electronic documents
  • Manage electronic files
  • Upload and/or download an electronic file
  • Utilise emails




What's Next?

Maths Functional Skills Online

Following completion of the course, there are opportunities to join other short courses, move onto the next level qualification or apply for GCSE Maths or vocational courses.


Campus Locations

Distance Learning

Nearest train station