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

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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Functional Skills Maths

Gain a GCSE-equivalent qualification with this functional skills maths course. Learn maths skills to open doors to work and study opportunities. Functional maths courses also support you in everyday situations. Learn maths as an adult and enjoy the experience. Functional maths helps you develop practical maths skills in context. Understand how numeracy skills can assist you in a job or your personal life. This functional skills maths course teaches you essential maths skills through practical examples. It’s ideal for you if you would like to gain a GCSE-equivalent maths qualification.

Course Information

Dates:
Thu 14/12/2023 -
Thu 06/06/2024
Course code:
P00000006
How you'll learn:
Online
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
In progress
Fee:
Free

Multiply: Strategies for Maths Exams

The purpose of this course is to develop learner’s mathematical confidence and study strategies as they prepare for the City and Guilds Functional Skills test paper. The course will focus on individual participants’ mathematical weaknesses and support them to overcome these. The WEA uses its online learning area called Canvas to support your learning. A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you. We expect you to attend your classroom sessions and make time to do any required activities in your own.

Course Information

Dates:
Mon 19/02/2024 -
Fri 15/03/2024
Times:
9:30am - 12:00pm
Duration:
12 sessions
Location:
St Pauls Learning Centre (Bristol)
94 Grosvenor Road
St Pauls
Bristol
BS2 8XJ
Tutor:
Taona Makunde
Course code:
Q00011583
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
In progress
Fee:
Free

Multiply: Strategies for Maths Exams

The purpose of this course is to develop learner’s mathematical confidence and study strategies as they prepare for the City and Guilds Functional Skills test paper. The course will focus on individual participants’ mathematical weaknesses and support them to overcome these. The WEA uses its online learning area called Canvas to support your learning. A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you. We expect you to attend your classroom sessions and make time to do any required activities in your own.

Course Information

Dates:
Mon 19/02/2024 -
Fri 15/03/2024
Times:
9:30am - 12:00pm
Duration:
12 sessions
Location:
St Pauls Learning Centre (Bristol)
94 Grosvenor Road
St Pauls
Bristol
BS2 8XJ
Tutor:
Taona Makunde
Course code:
Q00011583
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
In progress
Fee:
Free

Multiply: Strategies for Maths Exams

The purpose of this course is to develop learner’s mathematical confidence and study strategies as they prepare for the City and Guilds Functional Skills test paper. The course will focus on individual participants’ mathematical weaknesses and support them to overcome these. The WEA uses its online learning area called Canvas to support your learning. A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you. We expect you to attend your classroom sessions and make time to do any required activities in your own.

Course Information

Dates:
Mon 19/02/2024 -
Fri 15/03/2024
Times:
9:30am - 12:00pm
Duration:
12 sessions
Location:
St Pauls Learning Centre (Bristol)
94 Grosvenor Road
St Pauls
Bristol
BS2 8XJ
Tutor:
Taona Makunde
Course code:
Q00011583
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
In progress
Fee:
Free

Multiply: Strategies for Maths Exams

The purpose of this course is to develop learner’s mathematical confidence and study strategies as they prepare for the City and Guilds Functional Skills test paper. The course will focus on individual participants’ mathematical weaknesses and support them to overcome these. The WEA uses its online learning area called Canvas to support your learning. A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you. We expect you to attend your classroom sessions and make time to do any required activities in your own.

Course Information

Dates:
Mon 19/02/2024 -
Fri 15/03/2024
Times:
9:30am - 12:00pm
Duration:
12 sessions
Location:
St Pauls Learning Centre (Bristol)
94 Grosvenor Road
St Pauls
Bristol
BS2 8XJ
Tutor:
Taona Makunde
Course code:
Q00011583
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
In progress
Fee:
Free

Multiply: Strategies for Maths Exams

The purpose of this course is to develop learner’s mathematical confidence and study strategies as they prepare for the City and Guilds Functional Skills test paper. The course will focus on individual participants’ mathematical weaknesses and support them to overcome these. The WEA uses its online learning area called Canvas to support your learning. A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you. We expect you to attend your classroom sessions and make time to do any required activities in your own.

Course Information

Dates:
Mon 19/02/2024 -
Fri 15/03/2024
Times:
9:30am - 12:00pm
Duration:
12 sessions
Location:
St Pauls Learning Centre (Bristol)
94 Grosvenor Road
St Pauls
Bristol
BS2 8XJ
Tutor:
Taona Makunde
Course code:
Q00011583
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
In progress
Fee:
Free

Multiply: Strategies for Maths Exams

The purpose of this course is to develop learner’s mathematical confidence and study strategies as they prepare for the City and Guilds Functional Skills test paper. The course will focus on individual participants’ mathematical weaknesses and support them to overcome these. The WEA uses its online learning area called Canvas to support your learning. A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you. We expect you to attend your classroom sessions and make time to do any required activities in your own.

Course Information

Dates:
Mon 19/02/2024 -
Fri 15/03/2024
Times:
9:30am - 12:00pm
Duration:
12 sessions
Location:
St Pauls Learning Centre (Bristol)
94 Grosvenor Road
St Pauls
Bristol
BS2 8XJ
Tutor:
Taona Makunde
Course code:
Q00011583
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
In progress
Fee:
Free

Multiply: Strategies for Maths Exams

The purpose of this course is to develop learner’s mathematical confidence and study strategies as they prepare for the City and Guilds Functional Skills test paper. The course will focus on individual participants’ mathematical weaknesses and support them to overcome these. The WEA uses its online learning area called Canvas to support your learning. A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you. We expect you to attend your classroom sessions and make time to do any required activities in your own.

Course Information

Dates:
Mon 19/02/2024 -
Fri 15/03/2024
Times:
9:30am - 12:00pm
Duration:
12 sessions
Location:
St Pauls Learning Centre (Bristol)
94 Grosvenor Road
St Pauls
Bristol
BS2 8XJ
Tutor:
Taona Makunde
Course code:
Q00011583
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
In progress
Fee:
Free

Multiply: Strategies for Maths Exams

The purpose of this course is to develop learner’s mathematical confidence and study strategies as they prepare for the City and Guilds Functional Skills test paper. The course will focus on individual participants’ mathematical weaknesses and support them to overcome these. The WEA uses its online learning area called Canvas to support your learning. A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you. We expect you to attend your classroom sessions and make time to do any required activities in your own.

Course Information

Dates:
Mon 19/02/2024 -
Fri 15/03/2024
Times:
9:30am - 12:00pm
Duration:
12 sessions
Location:
St Pauls Learning Centre (Bristol)
94 Grosvenor Road
St Pauls
Bristol
BS2 8XJ
Tutor:
Taona Makunde
Course code:
Q00011583
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
In progress
Fee:
Free

Multiply: Strategies for Maths Exams

The purpose of this course is to develop learner’s mathematical confidence and study strategies as they prepare for the City and Guilds Functional Skills test paper. The course will focus on individual participants’ mathematical weaknesses and support them to overcome these. The WEA uses its online learning area called Canvas to support your learning. A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you. We expect you to attend your classroom sessions and make time to do any required activities in your own.

Course Information

Dates:
Mon 19/02/2024 -
Fri 15/03/2024
Times:
9:30am - 12:00pm
Duration:
12 sessions
Location:
St Pauls Learning Centre (Bristol)
94 Grosvenor Road
St Pauls
Bristol
BS2 8XJ
Tutor:
Taona Makunde
Course code:
Q00011583
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
In progress
Fee:
Free