Mathematics Functional Skills

Entry Level 1

math compass, ruler and pencils on a desk

Availability & Details

Mathematics Functional Skills Entry Level 1 HP-MATHE1-D(0000)000

Teaching Entry 1 and 2 together. Have split the staff hours between them.

Havant Campus

Type of study
Adult Learning, Functional Skills, Part Time

Academic Year 2022-23 (1 year)

Examination board


This course will  help you develop and improve your Maths skills in a practical way and achieve a recognised qualification.




This course is for students who do not have a grade C/4 or above in GCSE Maths. You will be required to come in for an initial assessment before you can enrol on this course.

The course covers:

  • Addition, subtraction, division and muliplication of whole numbers
  • Working with money
  • Using metric measure
  • Simple fractions
  • Analysing data and charts
  • Shapes

In class and external based assessments.

This course is free for students who do not have a Grade c or 4 or above in GCSE Maths.

To a higher level Functional Skill Maths

“HSDC provided me with the opportunity for autonomous study and the choice of subjects that I wanted to study, which helped me develop relevant knowledge as well as relevant skills for the workplace.”

Lucas Ratcliffe, A Level and CTEC student

The teaching and support was really great, the quality was really great, all the teachers really care about your education as well as your wellbeing, they take everything into consideration and they’re great.

Katie Whittingham, A Level student

The tutors were really supportive and it was all thanks to them that I have achieved what I have. I’ve also made loads of great friends and really enjoyed my time at the college.

Lizaveta Sinkerich, A Level student