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Where will this course lead?

This course will provide you with the recognised GCSE qualification in Mathematics. There are various opportunities for progression once you have completed this course depending on whether you wish to improve your employability or progress onto other courses including Teacher Training.

GCSE in Mathematics will provide you with the essential skills required for success in your chosen field.

What will I study?

The specification covers the GCSE Mathematics National Curriculum.

The specification is divided into Number, Geometry, Statistics and Algebra.

How will this course be delivered?

Classroom sessions - two hours and fifteen minutes per week (evening or daytime sessions are available).

At least three hours per week private study is also necessary.

What qualifications will I get?

GCSE Mathematics (now graded from 1-9)

How will I be assessed?

By three examinations (two with calculator and one non-calculator).

The exam sittings  are in May/June.

At each stage of the course your performance is monitored so that the appropriate level of work can be maintained.

How do I get a place on the course?

Enquire through the college website and enter your details. After you have done this, you will be sent a short survey to complete. Once you have been allocated a place on a course, you will be invited to enrol.

What are the entry requirements?

No formal qualifications are required. Students just need to show a basic level of numeracy in the diagnostic test

What else do I need to know?

Solihull College offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry, Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands.

If you have a learning difficulty or disability, please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview. If you need help completing your application we can help with this too.

*If you have already achieved a C/4 or above, a fee of £852 will apply.

Currently GCSE Maths is funded by the government so there should be no fees unless a student already has a grade C and is trying to achieve a higher grade. * exclusions apply

What can I do after this course?

GCSE Mathematics is an essential qualification to achieve. It is recognised by all employers and is a requirement for the majority of University courses (including teacher training).

It is a stepping stone to many courses and careers.

Location

Blossomfield Campus

Start Date

Sept-2021

Day

Various

Time

TBC

Course Fee

Free*

Course Code

MACAR022BCP0

Study Mode

Part Time

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Location

Woodlands Campus

Start Date

Sept-2021

Day

Various

Time

TBC

Course Fee

Free*

Course Code

MACAL022CCP0

Study Mode

Part Time

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Predicted Employment

How much can I earn?

£17,680
NATIONAL AVERAGE

Employment by Region

The career paths provided are to give you an idea of the careers that you could progress onto in the future. However, for some, you may need to complete higher level qualifications and gain experience before your dream job becomes a reality. The information provided is to support further research and to generate some initial career ideas when choosing a course. Please check entry requirements to degree courses, apprenticeships, and jobs as this may vary from year to year and across providers. For further advice and guidance, please contact: careers@solihull.ac.uk.
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