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Mathematics Functional Skills

Level 2

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Availability & Details

Mathematics Functional Skills Level 2 HP-MATHL2-D(0000)000

Havant Campus

Type of study
Adult Learning, Functional Skills, Part Time

Academic Year 2023-24 (1 year)

Examination board


These courses are for students who would like to develop and improve their Maths skills and achieve a recognised qualification. You will be given support and guidance to help you improve maths skills in a practical way.

You will be required to come in for an initial assessment before you can enrol on this course. If you have already achieved a Level 2 Functional Skill in Mathematics it is suggested that you progress to a GCSE Maths Course.


  • Addition, subtraction, division and multiplication of whole and decimal numbers
  • Place value
  • Fractions
  • Percentages
  • Working with Money

Measure, shape and space

  • Metric and Imperial measurements
  • Perimeter area and volume
  • Shapes
  • Time
  • Scales and scale drawings 
  • Working with formulae


  • Charts
  • Graphs and tables
  • Averages/range
  • Interpreting and analysing data 

The course is delivered at our Havant Campus. There are daytime and evening courses, run in two semesters.

Lessons are delivered in a friendly and supportive environment. We use a variety of teaching methods, including:

  • Group work and practical activities
  • Using IT and interactive websites
  • Classroom-based assessment work
  • Workshops

In class and external based assessments.

This course is free for students who do not have a Grade C/4 or above in GCSE Mathematics.

You can progress onto GCSE Mathematics on successful completion and achievement of Functional Skills Maths Level 2.

My time at the college was definitely life changing, I have learnt a lot of new skills, and obviously it’s a completely new experience. The support was great, there was always people there to help and try make it as easy as they can for you. The college is really fantastic, it has helped me on the way to get to what I want to achieve within my career goals.

Erin Morgan, BTEC student

My experience at the college has been really good, it’s been really rewarding, all the lecturers were so lovely and supportive there’s no way I could have done it without them - the teaching has been outstanding.

Lucie Brooks, A Level student

College is definitely worth all the effort you put in, you get to meet lots of different people and it’s amazing.

Ebony Puttock, A Level student