Please note this course is available to adults only. Applicants have to be 19 or over at the start of the academic year.
OverviewThe course will give you a full GCSE qualification in Mathematics. This is taught for one 3 hour 15 minute lesson per week (including a 15 minute break). This intense course will include the expectation that additional work and learning will take place outside the classroom through electronic and paper resources.
Entry RequirementsPrevious mathematical experience is required to begin the course, i.e. Functional Skills or GCSE Maths D-E. Once you apply for this course, you will be invited in to College to undertake an assessment (around 2 hour commitment). This assessment will help teaching staff determine what level of knowledge you already have, and offer you a place on the most suitable level for you. This may be Functional Skills to start with, but you will be given the opportunity to progress to GCSE in due course.
Assessment TypesThe course assessment is by external examination consisting of three exams. These exams all take place at Keighley College in exam conditions under the control of external invigilators.
The Units covered are:
- Geometry and Measurement
- Statistics and Data
Benefits/SkillsThe GCSE course is structured to develop your logical thinking and problem solving skills, as well as giving you mathematical tools to face the modern world.