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Oct 26 - 30 2020

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Dec 18 2020 - Jan 04 2021

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Feb 15 - 19 2021

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Mar 17 2021

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Mar 26 2021 - Apr 09 2021

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Essential Skills Application of Number

Purpose of the qualification

The aim of this qualification is to improve the learners’ ability to understand, use, calculate and manipulate mathematical information and interpret results.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Number
  • Measures, shape and space
  • Handling data
  • Representing information
  • Carrying out calculations
  • Interpreting results and presenting findings

ASSESSMENT

  • Students complete Level 1 or Level 2 Essential Skills.
  • There is one externally set and externally marked examination.
  • This examination lasts for 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Calculators are allowed.
  • Pass Mark is between 60% and 70 %
  • Assessment outcome is: PASS or FAIL
  • It can be repeated 3 times in year 12.

WHO THIS COURSE IS FOR

Students who

  • have found Mathematics challenging at Key Stage 3
  • wish to follow a more vocational route

CAREERS EDUCATION, INFORMATION, ADVICE AND GUIDANCE

The OCN NI Level 2 Certificate in Essentials Skills Application of Number enables progression to other recognised qualifications at Level 2 and above. This qualification will assist a learner to gain entry onto vocational courses at SERC.