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Numeracy & Literacy

Numeracy & Literacy

This course is eligible for a fee waiver

You may be entitled to a fee waiver for this course if you are aged 19 or over and unemployed / earning less than £17,004.00 per year.

Mode of study Part-time
Duration 34 Weeks
Campus London Road Campus
Start date Please ring Course Advice on 01743 342333 to find out when this course next runs
Tuition Fee £362
Course code GCS2MAT600 (2021B)
Runs on Wednesday
  • Who is it for?

    GCSE in maths has always been well recognised by employers and education institutions and in today’s competitive employment market it is more valuable than ever. As well as being a benefit to you in your daily life, gaining this qualification will make your CV more attractive to employers and enable you to progress onto other courses both here at Shrewsbury College or other institutions. You could progress onto an AS or A2 Maths qualification or complete additional GCSEs such as English Language.

  • Entry Requirements

    No formal qualifications are required but an interest in the subject and regular attendance.

  • What does the course involve?

    The course is split into units that cover statistics, probability, number skills, algebra, geometry and trigonometry and is assessed by three external examinations – functional, calculator and non-calculator papers at the end of the course.

  • How is the course assessed?

    External examinations.

  • How much does it cost?

    The course fee is advertised on the website. This course if free for full time students and those who have not achieved previously achieved a C grade or above. Fees stated are for enrolment for the current academic year only. Courses which run for more than one year may be subject to fee changes.

  • Additional Notes

    You may need to obtain some books and relevant equipment such as calculator, projector, compass etc. to assist your studies and complete some work in your own time. This course can be studied alongside your main qualification or part-time on a Tuesday evening or Friday morning.

  • What do I do next?

    If you meet the entry requirements for this course, please use the Register my Interest or Apply Now buttons or contact Course Advice on 01743 342333 to organise enrolment. If you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Advice Events, ring Course Advice on 01743 342 333, use our Live Chat facility or email:

    Fees stated are for enrolment for the current academic year only. Courses which run for 2 or 3 years will be subject to further fees and possible price increases each year.

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