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Basic Maths

Overview

Has Maths always been a problem for you? This Basic Maths course deals with a number of basic mathematical concepts that will be used during your study and/or work life. When you have worked through this unit you will be able to:
 

Understand the number system and relationships between sizes of objects

Appreciate and work with some basic elements in algebra and algebraic manipulation

Solve simple and simultaneous equations and transpose equations

Apply rounding rules to the results of calculations

Calculate binomial coefficients

Use an extended set of calculator functions

 
If maths has never been your favourite school subject, we can change that. This Basic Maths course deals with several basic mathematical concepts that will be used during your study and/or work life. When you have worked through this unit you will be able to:
 

Understand the number system and relationships between sizes of objects

Appreciate and work with some basic elements in algebra and algebraic manipulation

Solve simple and simultaneous equations and transpose equations

Apply rounding rules to the results of calculations

Calculate binomial coefficients

Use an extended set of calculator functions

 

How does the course work?

As with any distance learning course we offer, you will be able to learn from the comfort of your own home. There will be no time constraints and no need to fit around a busy college schedule. You can manage your studies around family life or a full-time job. 

Easy to access course materials and an interactive online portal means you can make the most of the content we provide. You will also have access to learndirect tutors via email, phone, or through the online portal. You will also be able to interact with other students, share questions and discuss the topic you are studying. 

Modules

Section 1 - Numbers
 
Our Number System
The Number Line
Counting Numbers
Parts of Counting Numbers
Rounding
Comparisons of Numbers
Percentages
Summary
 
Section 2 - Algebra
 
Letters for Numbers
Indices, Powers and Exponents
Basic Rules for Products Involving Indices
Sequence of Operations
Directed (or Signed) Numbers
Manipulating Arithmetic Fractions
Multiplication and Division in Algebra
Use of Brackets
Summary
 
Section 3 - Equations and Coefficients
 
Simple Equations
Changing the Subject of a Formula
Simultaneous Equations
Expanding Brackets
Coefficients
Inequalities
Summary
 
Section 4 - Using a Calculator
 
Basic Calculations
The Square Root Function
The Square Function
The General Power Function
The Factorial Function
The Scientific Notation
Use of the Memory Facility
Combination of Functions
Summary

Requirements

Please note that online access is required in order to complete this course.

Assessment

Assessment for this course is online through our Virtual Learning Environment. Learners are required to submit one assignment after their first unit followed by a 'Final' paper.

Qualifications

On successful completion of the course you will be issued with the Endorsed Award from ABC Awards:

Level 2 Basic Maths Certificate of Achievement

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards' Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect have undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by learndirect to meet specific learners' or employers' requirements. ABC Awards' endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met. A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

To view a sample of the ABC Certificate of Achievement, please click here

To view a sample of the ABC Learner Unit Summary, please click here

Has Maths always been a problem for you? This Basic Maths course deals with a number of basic mathematical concepts that will be used during your study and/or work life. When you have worked through this unit you will be able to:
 

Understand the number system and relationships between sizes of objects

Appreciate and work with some basic elements in algebra and algebraic manipulation

Solve simple and simultaneous equations and transpose equations

Apply rounding rules to the results of calculations

Calculate binomial coefficients

Use an extended set of calculator functions

 
If maths has never been your favourite school subject, we can change that. This Basic Maths course deals with several basic mathematical concepts that will be used during your study and/or work life. When you have worked through this unit you will be able to:
 

Understand the number system and relationships between sizes of objects

Appreciate and work with some basic elements in algebra and algebraic manipulation

Solve simple and simultaneous equations and transpose equations

Apply rounding rules to the results of calculations

Calculate binomial coefficients

Use an extended set of calculator functions

 

How does the course work?

As with any distance learning course we offer, you will be able to learn from the comfort of your own home. There will be no time constraints and no need to fit around a busy college schedule. You can manage your studies around family life or a full-time job. 

Easy to access course materials and an interactive online portal means you can make the most of the content we provide. You will also have access to learndirect tutors via email, phone, or through the online portal. You will also be able to interact with other students, share questions and discuss the topic you are studying. 

Modules

Section 1 - Numbers
 
Our Number System
The Number Line
Counting Numbers
Parts of Counting Numbers
Rounding
Comparisons of Numbers
Percentages
Summary
 
Section 2 - Algebra
 
Letters for Numbers
Indices, Powers and Exponents
Basic Rules for Products Involving Indices
Sequence of Operations
Directed (or Signed) Numbers
Manipulating Arithmetic Fractions
Multiplication and Division in Algebra
Use of Brackets
Summary
 
Section 3 - Equations and Coefficients
 
Simple Equations
Changing the Subject of a Formula
Simultaneous Equations
Expanding Brackets
Coefficients
Inequalities
Summary
 
Section 4 - Using a Calculator
 
Basic Calculations
The Square Root Function
The Square Function
The General Power Function
The Factorial Function
The Scientific Notation
Use of the Memory Facility
Combination of Functions
Summary

Requirements

Please note that online access is required in order to complete this course.

Assessment

Assessment for this course is online through our Virtual Learning Environment. Learners are required to submit one assignment after their first unit followed by a 'Final' paper.

Qualifications

On successful completion of the course you will be issued with the Endorsed Award from ABC Awards:

Level 2 Basic Maths Certificate of Achievement

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards' Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect have undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by learndirect to meet specific learners' or employers' requirements. ABC Awards' endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met. A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

To view a sample of the ABC Certificate of Achievement, please click here

To view a sample of the ABC Learner Unit Summary, please click here

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