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ESOL Functional Skills Entry Level Maths

If English is not your first language but you want to improve your Maths skills and start working towards a nationally recognised qualification, this is the course for you.


Entry Requirements: No formal qualifications needed

Course Info

The ESOL Functional Skills Qualifications in Mathematics at Entry Levels 1 to 3 is for learners to develop understanding and skills in mathematics. The qualifications give learners the opportunity to demonstrate a sound grasp of the underpinning number skills and the basics of mathematical problem-solving skills, whilst using familiar situations to apply mathematical thinking.


Teaching takes place in classroom environment and focus on three main area of mathematics:

  1. Using numbers and the number system – whole numbers, fractions and decimals (Entry 2 & Entry 3)
  2. Using common measures, shape and space
  3. Handing information and data

Entry Requirements & Interview Process

No prior knowledge, understanding, skills or qualifications are required before learners register for this qualification. As part of the interview process learners will undertake an initial assessment to establish an appropriate entry level.