The course is suitable for students who attained a grade D or lower at GCSE in their secondary school. It provides an ideal opportunity for students to improve their mathematical skills.
The course has an emphasis on the everyday application of mathematics. It consists of two Free Standing Mathematics Qualifications (FSMQs) in Money Management and Using Data, as well as a broader Core unit.
This is an alternative to the GCSE Mathematics re-sit course and, with its emphasis on using mathematics in real life, enables students to develop skills that are highly regarded by employers.
Successful students would be able to attempt the GCSE Mathematics course.