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Maths Functional skills L1 L2

Course Title:

Maths Functional skills L1 L2

Course Number:

LSNV N30039


Village Learning Centre

Learning Area:

Preparation for life


Level 1 (Mixed)


Sarah Evans

Start Date:

06 January 2021

End Date:

09 June 2021

Session Time(s):

Wednesday between 13:00 and 16:00

Total Sessions:


Total Hours:


Class Size:

Between 7 and 14 learners.


NOTE: This course has already started.

Course Information

Blended learning:

Due to the current situation this course will be delivered using a blended learning approach in order to maintain social distancing with small class bubbles.  This means that you will be attending centres on a fortnightly basis for face to face tuition with a range of tasks and assignments to complete remotely in between.  Remote learning elements will vary from course to course but may include some online learning as well as completion of paper-based activities and research tasks.  Your tutor will provide more detail about how blended learning will work for your class during your induction session, the remote learning elements are an integral part of the course and must be completed in full and on time in order for you to progress and achieve. 

What will I be learning?

The course will include using maths in practical situations which incorporates aspects of:


  • add, subtract, multiply, divide, round

   Measures, Shape and Space:

  • area, length, weight and capacity, money, 2-D and 3-D shapes

   Handling Data:

  • lists, tables and diagrams, graphs, charts and pictograms, collect and record numerical information, organise and represent data

and a whole lot more! The functional maths qualification will also include non-calculator and calculator methods.

Does the course lead to a qualification?

The course leads to a City and Guilds functional skills qualification ranging from entry level to levels 1 and 2

Who is the course for?

The course is for learners wanting to improve their maths skills and achieve a recognised qualification.

What do I need to bring?

Pen, paper and a folder

Are there any additional costs?

IMPORTANT - Key Change to Functional Skills Exams There will now be a requirement for candidates to pay for resit Functional Skills exams (maths, English and ICT).

This will include anyone who does not arrive for their first exam - in these instances you must pay for the second and any subsequent exams in the same subject.

The fees must be paid 21 days prior to the exam.

The costs will be as follows:


English Reading = £8.50

English Writing = £8.50

ICT = £17.00

Maths = £17.00

Please Note: Prices shown are set by City and Guilds and are subject to change.

How will I know how I am progressing during the course?

At DALS, we use an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) to set and review targets and provide feedback, enabling continual reflection and evaluation throughout the course. Learners will also receive verbal and/or written feedback on marked work. Learners will use their ILP to help track and monitor their own progress towards set goals, to support personal development and achievement.

Can I have help in the class?

At enrolment, it is important that you tell us if you have a learning difficulty or disability and require support. Learners declaring a support need will be referred for an assessment. If an enhanced support need is confirmed, a Support Package will be offered, to assist your progress in your learning and development, specific to your assessed needs.

How is this course supported by DerbyLearn?

DerbyLearn is a learning platform that supports and complements most classes.  To find out more, please go to and sign up, it's free and well worth a look!

Progression within DALS

We have lots of courses planned to ensure you have a variety of progression routes.  If you are interested in another course, please ask for more information or telephone our helpline on 01332 956565 or

On completion of this course, you could progress to:

  • The next level of functional Maths
  • Functional English
  • GCSE Maths
  • There are also a wide range of IT courses available to improve your computer skills

Health and Wellbeing

The slogan you see on our brochures and leaflets is:   meet  enjoy  learn  achieve .

This is because we believe that taking part in adult and community learning can open the door to new friendships, give you something enjoyable and worthwhile to do with your time, enable you to learn something new and give you a sense of achievement. That's got to make you feel good!

Volunteering Opportunities

We have a number of rewarding volunteering opportunities both within DALS and with other organisations. These can offer you a number of benefits, including the ability to enhance your employment prospects, and the ability to learn whilst supporting others. If you are interested in finding out more about volunteering opportunities, please contact enquiries on 01332 956565 or email  

You can also find information on volunteering opportunities on our noticeboards and website.

Venue Information

Village Learning Centre


Browning Street, Derby, DE23 8DN


Ample Car Parking
Ample Cycle Parking



Disability Support:

Disabled Access to Ground Floor only
Disabled Toilets
Disabled Parking available
Loop System


Drinks Machine
Staff and learners will need to bring their own refreshments


Crèche Unavailable


From the city centre, take A5250 road (Burton Rd),go along to the main crossroads with A5111 (Ring Road), turn left on A5111 Warwick Ave, take 2nd exit (straight over) at roundabout, continue and then take 1st right onto Village St and then we are on the left hand side next to Village Primary School. 01332 956340 or 01332 956565

Bus Routes:

Arriva No. 7 from the bus station and Arriva No. 5 and 5A from Babington Lane

Enrolment Information

In Person

If you would like more information about this course or wish to enrol, please contact via:

Enrolment Centre:

Village Learning Centre

Opening Times:

Mon - Fri 9 - 5 pm, with late evening session on Weds until 8.30 pm. All visitors to call ahead and pre-book a time slot.


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Telephone No:

01332 956340


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