NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Essential Maths in Everyday Life
About this qualification
The qualification is part of a suite of qualifications that builds on knowledge and skills from entry level 1 through to level 2.
The qualification will support learners with any identified skills gaps in maths and has been designed using the Functional Skills subject content to develop skills for everyday life and support progression into Functional Skills. The qualification can also be used to progress to a GCSE in mathematics.
The partial certification fee has been removed for these qualifications to allow centres to claim for only the units that the learner has achieved free of charge.
Who is it suitable for?
This qualification is suitable for any adult learner who has not studied a maths qualification at this level. It is specifically split into smaller units of learning and is assessed internally to help build confidence in skills and knowledge in maths.
Pre-16 learners who are not following or are not yet ready to follow a traditional GCSE route in education for maths could also study this qualification.
What are the entry requirements?
There are no specific prior skills/knowledge a learner must have for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they have already achieved an entry level 3 qualification in maths.
How is this qualification structured?
To be awarded this qualification, learners are required to successfully achieve 10 mandatory units and one of two optional units.
How is it assessed?
This qualification is internally assessed.
Do you need to be working to take this qualification?
What related qualifications can you progress to?
• NCFE Level 1 Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics (603/5055/6)
• NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Essential Maths in Everyday Life (610/0650/6)
• GCSE mathematics
• vocational qualifications
Funding for our qualifications
This qualification is approved for stepping stones funding, and as a result we have made all of the units available for registrations as unit programmes.
Working With Whole Numbers up to 1 Million (R/650/1813)
Working With Fractions (D/650/1826)
Working With Decimals (H/650/1828)
Working With Percentages (M/650/1830)
Introduction to Converting Decimals, Fractions and Percentages (R/650/1831)
Working With Measurement (T/650/1832)
Working With 2D and 3D Shapes and Angles (D/650/1835)
Working With Money to Calculate Interest and Discounts (H/650/1837)
Introduction to Working With Statistics (J/650/1838)
Introduction to Working With Probability (K/650/1839)
Introduction to Working With Algebra and Geometry (T/650/1841)
Introduction to Working With Mathematical Skills (Y/650/1842)