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Adults Maths Courses Online & in London

Do you need to gain confidence in maths? Do you want to improve your maths skills for work? Did maths at school leave you confused? We can help. Maths is everywhere. You do it every day, often without knowing. Join us and realise your maths potential whether you are a beginner or ready for GCSE

Our Maths for Life courses enable you to focus specifically on the maths you need without the pressure of an exam. Our specialist maths for work classes help you better understand data and statistics. If you need a qualification, you can progress through our functional skills level 1 and 2 onto Foundational and Higher GCSE.

Our skilful, imaginative tutors will ensure you can engage with the mathematical world so it becomes something wonderful and enjoyable whether you are studying it for work, pleasure or future studies. Come and join us.

To make sure the course is the right one, you need to do a pre-course assessment. Choose a course from the list below and click on ‘Start Assessment’.

We also have face-to-face assessments at City Lit in a Covid-secure environment at the times below. You must make an appointment. You will need to bring a face covering and our own pens.

Sept 9th from 2-4pm (Room 107)
Sept 9th from 5:30- 8pm (café area)
Sept 11th from 10am-12:30pm (Room 107)
Sept 16th from 6-8:30pm (Room 107)
Sept 23rd from 6-8:30pm (Room 107)
Sept 30th from 6-8:30pm (Room 107)
Contact us to make an appointment: 020 7492 2511 / universal.skills@citylit.ac.uk

Our courses are FREE to most learners. Some are now taking place in the City Lit building. The majority are live online interactive classes. You will need a computer with a microphone, a camera and the internet. It is best to use Google Chrome.

  1. Maths for life (entry 3)

    Course Date: Wed 13 Jan 2021 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Do you need to become more confident in maths in your daily life, whether making calculations with money, understanding figures, charts and graphs in newspapers or online or measuring areas? This course will help you with the essential maths you need to participate, make progress and express yourself in a modern society. You will work with whole numbers, fractions and decimal numbers and use maths to solve problems involving time, money and measurement. You will learn about the properties of shapes, both 2D and 3D and how to read, interpret and comment on information in tables and charts. By the end of the course, you will be much more aware of how much maths there is in everyday life and how maths can help you.

    Before this course, you need to do a pre-course assessment. Contact universal.skills@citylit.ac.uk / 020 7492 2511 or click the Start Assessment button on this page. Log on with your email address (not name). Use Chrome if possible.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  2. Maths for life (level 1)

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 13 Jan 2021 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Become more confident using maths in your everyday life. This course will help you understand and use maths in your daily life so that data, graphs, charts and other mathematical representations come alive. You will begin to see how mathematics is everywhere and you will develop the maths you need to participate, make progress and express yourself in a modern society, without the pressure of an exam. You will work with whole numbers, recognise the relationship between fractions and decimal numbers and work with percentages. You will work on problem-solving involving time, money and measurements, as well as be able to measure confidently and convert between units of measurement. You will be able to state properties of shapes, both 2D and 3D and be better able to interpret, discuss and comment on the graphs you see in newspapers and online.

    Before this course, you need to do a pre-course assessment. Contact universal.skills@citylit.ac.uk / 020 7492 2511 or click the Start Assessment button on this page. Log on with your email address (not name). Use Chrome if possible.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  3. Making maths easier in the workplace: analysing data, budgets and daily calculations (Level 1-2)

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 28 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    How confident do you feel managing data and budgets in your workplace? Do you really know the difference between mean, median, and mode? Are you sure you can work out percentages quickly and easily. Most of us in the workplace are using Excel to do our calculations but how well do we understand what we are doing? This course will help you become a confident maths user at work whether you are responsible for data analysis, budgets or just making everyday calculations such as timetabling.



    Before this course, you need to do a pre-course assessment to make sure this course matches your level. Contact universal.skills@citylit.ac.uk / 020 7492 2511 or click the Start Assessment button on this page. Log on with your email address (not name). Use Chrome if possible.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £30.00

  4. Getting ready for maths GCSE

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 2 Mar 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Do you want to gain a Maths GCSE but are not ready yet to achieve this in a single year? Do you need to test your abilities before attempting the qualification course? Then this Getting Ready for Maths GCSE is the course for you. It will prepare you for the accreditation and familiarise you with its content, level and expectation. You will need to complete and pass an initial assessment before starting this course to demonstrate at least a Level 1 Functional Skills level of Maths. Contact universal.skills@citylit.ac.uk / 020 7492 2511 or click the Start Assessment button on this page. Log on with your email address (not name). Use Chrome if possible.

    After you have completed your assessment, please also click on the following link and tell us more about yourself -https://forms.gle/WpjbXEsfBRtByVjz5.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  5. Getting Ready for Maths functional skills level 2

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 6 Mar 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Develop your mathematical skills and knowledge to solve problems and make decisions based on your results. Be able to recognise and obtain a solution or solutions to a complex problem. This introductory course will make sure you know what to expect from, and are ready to start, the accredited Level 2 functional skills course. Functional Skills Level 2 Maths shows employers and others that your maths skills are at a good level and that you can apply these to solving complex problems in a variety of situations. You will need to do an initial pre-course assessment before being accepted onto this course, and pass this course before joining the accredited course AMA501A

    Contact universal.skills@citylit.ac.uk / 020 7492 2511 or click the Start Assessment button on this page. Log on with your email address (not name). Use Chrome if possible.

    In addition to the assessment, please also click on the following link and tell us more about yourself -
    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  6. Maths functional skills level 2

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 17 Apr 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Do you need to gain a national maths qualification as well as develop your mathematical skills and knowledge to solve problems and make decisions based on your results? On this course you will develop your maths to a competent level working on how to recognise and obtain solutions to complex problems. Functional Skills Level 2 Maths shows employers and others that your maths skills are at a good level and that you can apply these to solving complex issuesin a variety of situations. You will need to complete and pass the introductory course before joining this accredited course. You will also need to complete a pre-course assessment. Contact universal.skills@citylit.ac.uk / 020 7492 2511 or click the Start Assessment button on this page. Log on with your email address (not name). Use Chrome if possible.

    In addition to the assessment, please also click on the following link and tell us more about yourself -
    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00