Covers many different areas including numeracy, geometry & measures and managing finance & statistics. Comprising three units of delivery with an external exam in May.
The course can be delivered during the evening or by Distance Learning
Our Distance Learning course will be split into 2 parts - Preparation for National 5 Applications of Maths (Aug-Jan) and National 5 Applications of Maths (Jan-May) - learners must progress and achieve on the Preparation course to be allowed entry to part 2.
Anyone who wants to improve their numeracy & mathematical ability and/or achieve a minimum level of mathematics required for certain career options such as social work. National 5 Applications of Maths is a challenging course, and should only be undertaken by applicants who are already secure in their understanding of percentages, ratios, fractions, areas and volumes.
National 4 Maths or National 4 Lifeskills Maths or Standard Grade 3/4 or Intermediate 1 Maths grade C or above. Entry to the course may also be subject to successful completion of a test.
May be required for progression to university for some social work courses. It may also be accepted for some PGDE courses, however please check first with the relevant university.
Internal assessment and external examination. All learners must achieve a satisfactory mark in the prelim exam in order to be presented for the final exam.