Functional Skills Maths Level 1

Looking to enhance your career prospects with a maths qualification? We deliver the Maths Level 1 course to adults from our centres in Grimsby, Hull, Leeds, Stockport and Wolverhampton.

Earn yourself a nationally-recognised City & Guilds qualification which proves that you can apply maths skills in a practical way.

Want to know more about Functional Skills Level 1 in Maths? Here’s some information about the course…

An introduction to Level 1 Maths

Level 1 Maths: Modules & Units


Whole Numbers

Adding and subtracting

Multiplying and dividing

Negative numbers

Ratio and proportions


Approximating and estimating

Fractions, Decimals & Percentages


Decimals and money


Recognising equivalences

Measure, Shape and Space

Common Measures




Length and Distance


Shape and Space





Angles and 2D shapes

Handling Data

Finding information

Collecting and presenting information

Mean and range


What qualifications is Functional Maths Level 1 equivalent to?

A Level 1 Functional Skills qualification, regardless of whether it’s in English, maths or IT, is the same attainment standard as a Level 1 Award, Certificate, Diploma, ESOL, NVQ or GCSE ‘pass’ (grade D-G). It proves that you can display knowledge in your subject while also preparing you for the next level.

Who is Functional Skills Maths Level 1 accredited by?

All of our maths courses are accredited by learndirect, the UK’s largest provider of skills, training and employment services. With the guidance of our friendly in the in2wrk centres across the country, their quality online programs have helped thousands of people improve their key skills and ultimately get back into work.

On the successful completion of the maths course, our learners receive a City and Guilds qualification, which are highly-respected by employers across the world. Having an up-to-date maths Level 1 qualification will really enhance your CV.

How does Functional Skills Maths Level 1 provide useful skills (real world examples)?

Being able to add, subtract, divide and multiply whole numbers is a genuine life skill. Having a better grasp of numbers will help you in all walks of life, not just in the workplace. For example, people who don’t possess Level 1 maths skills might struggle to understand their pay slips! After studying Level 1, you’ll be able to manage your personal finance more effectively, interpret data better, estimate measurements and solve day-to-day numerical problems.