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Functional Skills Maths

Key information:

Start DateEnd DateSiteDay(s)Start TimeEnd Time 
18/09/201924/06/2020College Main SiteVarious days18:0020:00Available for applications
20/09/201924/06/2020College Main SiteFriday10:3012:30Available for applications

If you would like to apply, please add the course to your basket by clicking on the appropriate icon. (If there is more than one course, select the course with the start date that suits you).

Course Information:

Qualification Gained
Functional Skills Maths

After The Course
Progress to GCSE, join an apprenticeship programme or follow your HE dream.

Our Lecturers
All our lecturers are maths specialists with many years experience of teaching adults Functional Skills mathematics so you will be in safe hands.

Teaching Learning and Assessment
City and Guilds FS Maths is a flexible and bite size QCF Qualification. It is delivered in small groups in a way that meets your needs, developing fluency in maths whilst building confidence and a positive attitude to learning. You will progress through four areas of study: Number, Measure Shape and Space, Handling Data and Mental Maths. We will assess you to discover which level is right for you and then you will sit 2 exams at the end of your course. We will teach you in a fun relaxed and supportive environment where your maths skills will be free to grow.

Course Expenses

Introduction to this course

All our Skills for Life Maths courses are FREE!

  • Want to improve your Reading and Writing skills?
  • Want to be able to help with your children’s homework?
  • Want to get on at work?

We can help!

Our small friendly FREE classes are for adults who want to get a qualification in Maths in a supportive environment. Don’t worry if you feel nervous about coming back into education - our team of supportive and professional staff will support you to achieve your qualification at a pace that is right for you.

Just making the decision to do something to improve your Maths skills is 90% of the job done!

There are no entry requirements and you can join these classes at any time. Just call us on 01935 423921 and we will talk with you about which class and level is right for you.

How Will I Be Assessed
You will be invited to one of our assessment events where you will be given a small assessment that will assess your current level of maths.

Entry Requirements
There are no previous qualifications required as we will place you on a level that will best support your maths needs.

How To Apply

How to Apply?

If you want to enrol on a course or would like to discuss these courses further, please call 01935 423921 or email

We will arrange a convenient time for you to meet with a member of the Skills for Life team to assess the skills you already have and help you identify which skills you need to develop.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Test your Skills!

If you would like to test your skills, you can try an English and Maths Mini Test (please note this link takes you away from the Yeovil College website).

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course other than a genuine desire to have better Maths skills.

Duration of this course

There is no set duration for this course, you can join at any time and keep studying until you have achieved your goal. Classes run for two hours and we have classes in the mornings, afternoons and evenings, so there is a class that is right for you!

Career prospects

As well as boosting your confidence, getting a qualification in Maths can help you progress on to other courses and improve your job prospects.

Improving your Maths skills may help you get a new job or move ahead in your current role.

How will I be assessed?

You will improve your Maths skills throughout the course and, when you are ready, you will take a qualification at the right level and time for you. We will be there every step of the way to help you decide what is right for you and help you achieve your goals.

Course content/units

You will study a variety of units, chosen depending on your level. Your tutor will advise you on specific content when you start your course.

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