Numeracy Upskill for ESOL Adults
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This course is delivered online with tutor support. Please apply and we will be in touch to issue you with your individual login and instructions as to how to access the course content and get started on your learning.
Who is it for?
This course is for parents for whom English is an additional language and will offer you an opportunity to explore your current knowledge of maths and develop your confidence in using numeracy together with your child. You will learn the vocabulary in different areas of maths including numbers, times and dates and data and learn some fun ways to support your child’s learning.
Speakers of English as an additional language, who are aged 19 or over, have lived in Shropshire for the past three years and don’t have a GCSE in maths (or equivalent).
What does the course involve?
This course will include support for accessing maths and numeracy skills for further learning:
- Developing language skills required to interpret and engage with numeracy and maths
- Recognising and understanding language and symbols used for numeracy and maths
- Developing skills to identify sums and calculations in questions and scenarios
- Developing numeracy and maths skills for further learning
How is the course assessed?
There are no exams or tests. Our aim is to make sure you are equipped with appropriate numeracy skills so during the sessions your tutor will assess your work and provide feedback. There is also an option to complete additional topics at home online with our tailored software package, but this is not a compulsory element of the course.
How much does it cost?
If you are aged 19 or over, live in Shropshire and don’t have a GCSE in maths (or equivalent) this course is free to you.
Please bring a notebook and pen – we’ll provide the rest.
What do I do next?
Please enrol online by clicking on the Enrol button above. If you are under 19 or haven’t lived in the UK for the last three years, please contact the college either in person or by phone on 01743 342333 between 9.00am-5.00pm Monday to Thursday and 9.00am-4.30pm on Friday to discuss your options further.
You will be required to pay any course fees at the time of enrolment, so please ensure that you have your payment method ready.
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