What's covered?

This course is tailored to meet the requirements of Mathematics A Higher Tier Edexcel qualification. The course covers a wide range of contents which include: expressions and sequences, fractions, decimals

and estimations, angles and polygons, equations, area and volume, percentages, diagrams and graphs, algebra and Pythagoras' theory.

What do you need?

Learners are required to complete a diagnostic assessment at level 2 prior to the start of the course. Qualifications needed to access this course are either a D grade GCSE or Level 2 Functional Skills Maths.

Equipment needed for this course include: Edexcel GCSE Mathematics A Higher text book, a natural display scientific calculator and a geometry set.

How you are assessed

Learners are assessed by two exams: one calculator exam and one non-calculator exam.

How Long?

The course runs for 3 hours a week for 1 year.

What course next?

Success in this subject is necessary for a number of careers and courses. Students who need more advice on whether a grade C at GCSE mathematics is necessary for a given career or course should seek specialist advice. Any student who wants to take A Level mathematics following success at GCSE should discuss fully with their mathematics lecturer what this involves.

What could this lead to?

Learners are encouraged to build their skills and knowledge so that they can get a job, promotion or access university.

Choose from the following options

Many students are entitled to a reduction in tuition fees on many of our courses, which can dramatically reduce the overall cost of the course. More information can be found on our course fee reductions page. Financial support, loans and instalment plans are also available to eligible students.

Contact us on 01753 793288 to check whether you might be eligible for a reduced fee.

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