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Maths Workshop (Level 1&2) course timetables

Brief description

Individual help with Mathsat level 1 and Level 2

Course Outline

Who is the course aimed at?

People who wish to improve their Maths skills and gain a recognised Functional Skills qualification (Entry 1 to Level 2).

Course description in brief

A workshop – teaching Functional Skills Maths in a friendly learning environment.

By the end of the course I will have learned:

    New skills in Maths to gain a qualification e.g. to improve my employment prospects – as well as improve my self-confidence in Maths.

Do I need any skills, experience or qualifications before I join the course?

No. Students will be assessed at the start of the course and will progress at their appropriate level and at their own speed.

What equipment will I need for the course?

None as all course materials and equipment will be supplied by Swarthmore

What materials will I need for the course?


What activities will I take part in and how will my course be structured?

Students will attend classes of no more than nine students in a friendly, relaxed workshop environment. Every student will attend for two hours with a 15 minute break.Some lesson have a theme for that week, other sessions will depend on individual needs.Some classes have students working at different levels on different areas.

What will be expected of me in terms of personal or time commitment?

Students will do their upmost to arrive on time.Each and everyone will treat others with respect.Students will try their best and we will help them to achieve their potential.

How will my learning be assessed and reviewed?

Each student will have an Individual Learning Plan (ILP). These will be reviewed at the beginning and at the end of each term when students will have an opportunity to comment on how they think they are progressing.

What could I go on to do after I have finished the course?

Students can progress from one level to the next – from Entry levels (1 to 3) – then onto Level 1, then Level 2 and finally onto a GCSE course if they so wish.

How will I say what I think about the course?

Students can give us verbal / written / e-mail feedback at any stage of the course. Such feedback is essential to us. Formal feedback can be given on the Individual Learning Plan and also via an end of course survey

Available timetables for this course

Please make a note of the course Ref for the course you are interested in.

Course Ref Hours per week Days(s) Time Course Dates Costs
L105 2 Tuesday 10am – 12pm 25 Sep 2018 to 18 Jun 2019 (29 weeks) Free course £0.00 (funder_code:L)
L104 2 Monday 6pm – 8pm 24 Sep 2018 to 24 Jun 2019 (29 weeks) Free course £0.00 (funder_code:L)

Course Funding

Swarthmore provides a variety of courses some of which are subsidised by public funding.

Courses with course codes pre-fixed by a letter ‘F’, ‘L’ or ‘N’ are subsidised and have age restrictions.

  • ‘F’: courses are accredited and are funded by the ‘Skills Funding Agency’ for those aged 16 and over.
  • ‘L’ & ‘N’ courses for those aged 19 and over.
  • ‘L’ courses are supported by Leeds City Council for Leeds Metropolitan area residents, priority given to those living in disadvantaged areas, people not in employment and/or in receipt of benefits, those with low skills, no qualifications, disadvantaged groups or individuals with specific needs e.g. lone parents, BAME groups, adults with LDD.

For information funding and eligibility see the ‘costs’ page.

Unless stated otherwise - all courses take place at Swarthmore Education Centre Leeds

What next?

To enrol in a course complete the enrolment form on the download page using the correct course reference (Course Ref) from above.