Level 1 Functional Skills Mathematics


The purpose of the Functional Skills Mathematics Level 1 qualification is to demonstrate both mathematical skills at the appropriate level and the ability to apply mathematical thinking effectively to

solve problems successfully in the workplace and in other real-life situations.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry qualifications or age limits required by learners to undertake this qualification.

Course Content

The Levels 1 and 2 courses include the following learning outcomes:

  • Using numbers and the number system (whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percentages)
  • Using common measures, shape, and space
  • Handling information and data
  • Solving mathematical problems and decision making

Method of Assessment

The assessment involves a non-calculator and calculator sections.


Level 1 Functional Skills Mathematics
6-8 weeks

Attendance Options

• Days
• Evenings
• Weekends
• Online