Subject Area

Basic Adult Education

Start Date

Call 0191 511 6000

Course Length

8 Weeks


City Campus





Course Level


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Who is this course for?

This course is ideally suited to people who lack a formal qualification in maths and wish to improve their knowledge and understanding of the subject.

What do you need to apply for the course?

Although there are no formal entry requirements, you will need to pass an initial assessment.

What are the key things you'll learn?

This course will cover basic numeracy skills to improve your knowledge and understanding including:

  • Addition and subtraction
  • Working with percentages
  • Calculating area and volume
  • Working with metric units of measure

How you will learn

The majority of work and exam preparation is completed at home. Although you will also have centre visits for assessments, exams and tutor contact.

Where could this course take you?

Successfully completing this course will help open further employment opportunities for you or the option to progress your studies with an Access, Foundation Degrees or maybe a GCSE.

What costs will you incur?

The course is free for most people.



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