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Maths Express Online Level 2

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You will work towards a Functional Skills Maths qualification at Level 2. You need to be working very well at Level 1 or above, be able to attend 2 online sessions per week and complete work between the sessions. NB This is an online course taught at set times.

What the course is about

During your sessions course, you will:

  • Review your understanding of the basics of maths, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and multiplication tables

  • Work on metric measures

  • Work on fractions, decimals and percentages

  • Develop data handling skills including averages, drawing graphs and charts

  • Work on problem solving skills

  • Complete work independently to prepare you for the Functional Skills assessment

This is a course leading to a qualification. You will need to come into one of our Centres to take your exam at the end of the course. This course is paid for by public funding and you will be required to complete recognised maths assessments. We will also, where appropriate, help you to improve other skills such as English, ICT and skills needed for employability.

What learners say about our courses: I have had a great experience on this course and found a new love for maths. Enjoyed it very much. Everyone was helpful and helped me understand when I got something wrong. Brilliant support from tutor and helpers on the course. Passing this course will enable me to go on to further study. I learned new skills to apply to work and everyday life. The staff have been very accommodating to support my learning needs.

Pre-course information session or interview

You will be required to participate in an Admission Session to attend this course. Click on the Book Admission session button on the following webpage: Once you have registered for the Admission session, you will be asked to complete a BKSB assessment to assess what level you are working at and what key areas you might need to work on. Once you have completed your BKSB assessment, a member of our Admissions team will contact you in your booked Admission session timeslot to discuss your application. You must be working at Level 1 or above to be enrolled on this course. You will need to complete a diagnostic assessment before attending your first class. For term dates please refer to

Assessment of progress, tests, exams

This is a Level 2 examination course. We will prepare you to take a Pearson’s Functional Skills qualification at the end of your course. With your tutor, you will agree goals for you to work on and this will be reviewed at regular intervals. If you are deemed not to be making adequate progress your tutor will discuss any learning needs you may have to enable you to succeed.

Who the course is for / Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications

This course is for you if:

  • You want to study for a Maths qualification at Level 2 twice a week for 9 weeks. Exam entry is dependent upon full attendance and successful completion of practice papers.

  • You want to improve your practical use of maths to help in everyday situations

  • You can attend 2 online sessions every week at the advertised times (essential) 

  • You have time to complete home study between sessions

You should be confident with your IT skills and have access to a laptop, a quiet space from which to attend the online classes as well as a reliable internet connection. A scanner or smartphone on which a scanning app can be downloaded is also required. The use of a printer would also be desirable but is not essential. IMPORTANT - It is essential on this course that you attend regularly and complete any homework given. If you do not attend you may be withdrawn from the course. You should consider your readiness to commit to study and we have a study support toolbox to help you with this:

Materials and costs

You will need to be able to access the online sessions and materials. You will need an A4 folder, pen and paper, ruler and calculator. The course is Government funded so there is no cost for the course. PLEASE NOTE - You will be charged an exam fee of £30 if you fail to turn up for any exam.

Next Step

When you have completed a Level 2 Maths Functional Skills qualification you may choose to do a GCSE course in maths or English. Up to date English and maths Functional Skills and Essential Digital Skills qualifications can help you progress at work or into further or higher education. Other courses may be offered by Skills & Learning or other local providers. There are a variety of e-learning courses that can be started at any time of the year. Please visit our website for more details.

Skills & Learning work with local employers to offer Sector Based Work Academy Programmes. Your tutor may also be able to discuss the possible next step options with you. You may like to talk with a Careers Adviser about other courses. General careers advice and guidance can be provided by the National Careers Service For further information please contact us on 01202 123444 or email

Additional information

English, maths and computing skills: all of our courses support the development of relevant English, maths and computing skills.

Refunds: please see details of our cancellation policy in our Terms and Conditions on our website or in our brochure.

Attendance: before enrolling you should ensure that you can attend all classes offered as far as possible.

Places on courses: many of our courses are in high demand. If you have been offered a place but no longer require it, please advise us immediately as you may be preventing another learner from taking the place. Where learners do not attend the first session, without having given prior notice, Skills & Learning reserve the right to offer the place on the course to another learner; you will not be eligible for a refund it it is outside of the terms outlined in our cancellation policy.

Fully funded learners: if you have been offered a fully funded place on a course and no longer require it, you must advise us before the course starts so that your place can be offered to someone else. We reserve the right to withdraw future offers of fully funded places if you regularly do not start or complete funded courses.

Home study: you will be required to do significant study at home between sessions to assist with your learning and progress.

Qualification Levels: there is further information about qualification levels on our website.

Proof of identity: please bring photographic ID and your National Insurance number with you to your first session. You will also need to provide it for any external examinations you take.

Off-site activities: with some courses, there may be the opportunity for off-site enrichment activities at additional cost, for example: gallery, museum or exhibition visits. Where this is an integral part of the course, your tutor will discuss the arrangements with you during your induction.

Parking at centres: parking at centres may be limited; please be prepared to use on street parking or pay and display car parks. For information regarding each centre, please visit the venue section of our website

Refreshments: tea/coffee or vending machine(s) are available at some venues. Further information can be found in the venue section of our website

Unspent Criminal Convictions we require learners to disclose any unspent criminal convictions. Please refer to

If you have any accessibility or disability issues that we need to accommodate or if you think you may need any other support to complete your chosen course, please contact: 01202 123444 or e-mail All enquiries are treated in confidence.

Course Details

Start Date21 May 2024


DayTuesday, Thursday

Time18:15 - 21:15

Duration9 weeks



Fees and concessions



How do I enrol?

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You will be required to participate in an Admission Session to attend this course.

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