Course Overview

Ncfe Level 1 Certificate in Essential Maths in Everyday Life

Ncfe Level 1 Certificate in Essential Maths in Everyday Life

Boost Your Maths Skills: Comprehensive Programme for Success

Take your Maths skills to the next level with our comprehensive programme, designed to provide a solid foundation in mathematical concepts and practical skills. Our programme is tailored to help learners progress towards higher-level qualifications or GCSEs in Mathematics, preparing them for future education and career opportunities.

Through our structured curriculum, you’ll develop proficiency in:

  • Whole numbers
  • Fractions
  • Decimals
  • Common measurements
  • Data analysis

By focusing on problem-solving and practical application, you’ll gain the confidence to tackle various mathematical challenges in everyday life and academic pursuits.

Download the qualification specification

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Enrolment - L1 Maths
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15/07/2024 @ 09:00 to
20/09/2024 @ 15:00

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Qualification Overview

This qualification aims to:

• focus on the study of maths
• offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge
• provide opportunities to acquire knowledge and practical skills in maths
• support progression to a level 1 Functional Skills qualification in mathematics or GCSE in mathematics

The objectives of this qualification are to enable learners to:

• develop their skills in using whole numbers, fractions and decimals
• develop their skills in common measurements of time, money, weight, capacity, length, shape, and space
• develop their skills in handling data and information
• develop their skills in solving mathematical problems

Funding criteria

This course is funded under the Multiply programme for Slough Borough Council.
The eligibility criteria for free funding are the following:

– Aged 19+
– Resident within the boroughs of Slough, Windsor and Maidenhead
– Resident in the UK continuously for 3 years or more (exceptions apply for refugees)
– Unemployed or in receipt of low income (less than £22,308 per year)
– In receipt of Universal Credit (take home pay less than £617 as a single or £988 as couple)

Progression opportunities

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to the following:
• NCFE Level 1 Functional Skills Qualification in Mathematics (603/5055/6)
• NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Essential Maths in Everyday Life (610/0650/6)
• apprenticeships
• vocational qualifications
• GCSE in mathematics

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Entry requirements:

This qualification is designed for any learners who have not achieved a GCSE or Functional Skills qualification in mathematics.
Learners will be required to pass an initial assessment.

Mandatory Units

To be awarded this qualification, learners are required to successfully achieve 10 mandatory units from group A and 1 optional unit from group B.
Please refer to the list of units in the qualification specification.


This qualification is internally assessed and externally quality assured by NCFE.
Assessment is based on a portfolio of evidence.

Real Work Environment (RWE)

Not required