Free functional maths skills courses*

Many people think they can’t “do maths” but that's not true. From managing your money to planning a journey, cooking a meal to driving a car, you use maths all the time.  By completing one of our courses, you will gain confidence in your maths ability and boost your numeracy skills. 

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Doing an adult maths class can help you improve your mental maths too. Whether you want to help the kids with their homework or just overcome your fear of maths, there are a huge amount of everyday situations where your new skills will boost your confidence.

It's not back to school with the WEA

This isn't like "school maths". You'll learn to apply real-world practical maths skills in your work and personal life. You’ll learn how to use fractions, decimals and percentages in the way you use in everyday life.  

Why learn maths as an adult?

No matter what job you have, you’ll use maths skills every day. Research shows having a functional skills maths level two qualification can help you earn more. Many jobs will ask you to have a maths GCSE, so these maths courses will open the door to new opportunities. Maths functional skills course at Level 2 is equivalent to a GCSE Grade C or Grade 4 in maths, employers and education providers should accept these as an alternative to a maths GCSE.

Improve your maths with our friendly and supportive tutors. Our free maths courses can help whatever your goal.

* If you are over 19 and have not obtained GCSE grade C/grade four or higher, you are likely to receive full funding to do one of our adult maths courses. If you do not qualify, we will let you know as part of the application process. You can cancel at any time. Call us on 0300 303 3464 if you want to check anything with us. 

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