september, 2021

2021mon20sep(sep 20)6:30 pmmon18oct(oct 18)8:45 pmMaths Get Started With Functional Skills (Evening)This funded short course is suitable for learners who want to do Functional SkillsParkside Community CollegeDay:Monday length of course: 5 weeks


September 20 (Monday) 6:30 pm - October 18 (Monday) 8:45 pm


Parkside Community College

Parkside, Cambridge, CB1 1EH

length of course

5 weeks


Course details

Brief Description:

This short 11-hour course is for adults who need to begin to learn Maths again. It will help you to feel more confident in using numbers for everyday situations involving money, time, distance, shape and position.
The course will be held in centre at Parkside Community College, Parkside, CB1 1EH; in order not to disrupt the learning it may be necessary to change to live streaming subject to government advice, COVID guidelines. Therefore, you will need an email address, a reliable internet connection, a computer/laptop/tablet with fully updated browser.
No previous experience is required. Please contact the office if you have qualifications from outside the UK to check equivalency.
This course is key to you finding out about the full year course. It will include introductory sessions on Number, Measure, Data, guidance about which level you are working at and an overview of the Functional Skills syllabus and assessments. Work will be set each week, to be completed before the following lesson. An individual learning plan will be completed weekly with your tutor.
The course is fully funded by Cambridgeshire Skills – full attendance is required. You will complete an enrolment form, so that funding can be applied for; you will also need to provide your National Insurance number and show a form of photographic ID (passport, driving licence etc.)
On completion of this course, the tutor will advise about enrolling on the full year Functional Skills Maths course (Entry 2 to Level 2); runs November to May.

MONDAYS 18.30-20.45
5 weeks (20/9/21, 27/9/21, 4/10/21, 11/10/21, 18/10/21)
Parkside Community College, Parkside, CB1 1EH

Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?

No previous experience required. Please email the office if you have qualifications from outside the UK to check equivalency.

On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?

Enrol in the full Functional Skills Maths course starting in November.
The Adult Learn and Train office is also able to give course information or search for alternative courses for you.


Please email or telephone 01223 712340


Lorraine CarltonI completed a B.Ed in Mathematics at Homerton College, Cambridge in 1989. Since that time I have taught in secondary schools, primary schools, delivered private tuition and following a course of subject specialism in adult teaching have taught Adult Maths classes (both Functional Skills and GCSE) for the past 21 years.


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