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Maths for Life - Courses & Classes in London

Do you want to improve your maths skills? Build your confidence in maths for work, study or everyday life.

Study at home with our online courses.

You can now study maths with our online face-to-face courses. You will need a computer with a microphone, a camera and the internet. It is best to use Google Chrome as your web browser. Your tutor will send you information on how to join your online class after you have enrolled.

Got a question? Please contact maths@citylit.ac.uk, or call the department on 020 7492 2511.

  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