Level 1 & 2

Numeracy and Maths Skills Level 1 and 2

Being comfortable with numbers is a great life skill and is always useful in the workplace.

Even if you have struggled with maths and numeracy before, our fun and friendly tutors make learning easier and will support you every step of the way.

Many employers and colleges ask you to achieve Level 2 in Maths to apply for a job or a course. Every year, we help dozens of people from all backgrounds and ages to reach their goals and pass their level 2 exams.

By getting to know you as an individual, our tutors offer one-to-one support and energising lessons. We run courses all year round, so sign-up and you could be on your way to maths success in no time!


1 & 2


Guided Learning Hours



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What to expect from Skills Training UK

Energising and well-structured lessons, in small groups.

Individual support and mentoring to help you achieve your goals.

Access to our virtual learning environment for on-demand videos and materials to reinforce learning.

Extra support if you need it.

What does a learner need to do?

Attend regular classes either in-person or online.

Allow time for project work and study each week.

Talk to your trainer for support and guidance if you need more support.

Bring a positive attitude to class and any work experience to make sure you get the most from the opportunity.

Course content

Level 1

  1. Using numbers and the number system – whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percentages
  • Read, write, order and compare large numbers (up to one million).
  • Order and compare whole numbers of any size, and fractions, ratios and decimals, and recognise the effect of multiplying and dividing by powers of 10, 100 and 1000.
  • Use, understand and calculate with fractions, decimals and percentages and calculate simple interest.
  1. Using common measures, shape and space
  • Work out simple relationships between common units of measurement to define quantities, also involving mathematical terms for position and direction.
  • Apply and use calculations with money, time, length, weight and capacity.
  • Draw and describe 2-D and 3-D shapes and use properties of 2-D shapes in calculations.
  1. Handling information and data
  • Select, construct and interpret a range of statistical diagrams in various contexts; select and use methods and forms to present and describe outcomes.
  • Extract and interpret information from tables, diagrams, charts and graphs; apply simple statistics; summarise and compare sets of data; recognise and use the probability scale and interpret probabilities.

Level 2

  1. Using numbers and the number system – whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percentages
  • Use numbers of any size; use, order and compare integers, fractions, decimals, percentages and ratios as well as recognise the value of a digit in any whole or decimal number.
  • Use numerical and spatial patterns for a purpose and calculate with, and convert between, numbers written as fractions, decimals, percentages and ratios.
  1. Using common measures, shape and space
  • Handle relationships between measurements of various kinds, use angles and coordinates, make use of geometric properties in calculations with 2-D and 3-D shapes.
  1. Handling information and data
  • Construct, interpret and evaluate a range of statistical diagrams.
  • Calculate and interpret probabilities.
  • Calculate, analyse, compare and interpret data sets, tables, diagrams and statistical measures such as common averages (mean, median, mode).
  • Identify patterns and trends from data as well as recognise simple correlation.


No prior knowledge, understanding or skills are necessary.


Level 1 or 2 certificate from nationally recognised exam board.

Qualifications and outcomes

To achieve your qualification you will need to take a single test, which can be done online or in-person. It will be graded as a pass or fail.

Level 1 is equivalent to a GCSE Grade 3/D-E and a Level 2 qualification is equivalent to GCSE Grade 4/C.

‘Amazing journey’ gets Chakaniya ready for psychology career

I really enjoyed all my courses. The class sizes are smaller than I thought they would be, which allowed me to get more help from my tutors. They were all very lovely and always answered my questions. Skills Training UK really have changed my life - I recommend them to anyone.

Chakaniya Chandran, Wembley Learner, Skills Training UK

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