This course is for anyone wishing to improve their mathematical skills and gain a nationally recognised qualification, which is a frequent requirement of employers and an entry requirement for many institutions of higher education. Suitable for those progressing from Functional Skills Maths, or those who are hoping to improve on their initial GCSE Maths grade.
Key Areas of Study
The following are examples of likely entry requirements:
The GCSE course is assessed by means of three externally set exam papers (each 1.5 hours), which are all sat at the end of the course.
The first paper is a non-calculator, and the other two are sat with a calculator.
The three papers carry equal weighting. The final grade awarded is based on the overall mark gained.
There are many possible routes available after successful completion of the course, including:
GCSE Mathematics is increasingly becoming a requirement for many jobs and higher level education, so obtaining this qualification will offer you a wealth of education/employment opportunities.
In addition to writing materials, you will be expected to provide: