Functional Skills in Mathematics at Entry 1 - 4748-03
These qualifications will demonstrate a sound grasp of the underpinning skills and basics of mathematical skills appropriate to the level, and the ability to apply mathematical thinking to solve problems in familiar situations. (Ofqual Qualification Number: 603/4918/9 and City & Guilds Qualification Number 4748)
This person can read, write, order and compare numbers up to 20; use whole numbers to count up to 20 items including zero; add numbers which total up to 20, and subtract numbers from numbers up to 20; recognise and interpret the symbols +, – and = appropriately
This person can recognise coins & notes writing them in numbers with correct symbols: £/p for numbers up to 20; Read 12 hour digital and analogue clocks in hours; Know, name & sequence, number of days in a week, months and seasons in a year; Describe &/compare in words, measures of items i.e - size, length, width, height, weight, capacity; Identify/recognise common 2-D and 3-D shapes: circle, cube, rectangle, square, & triangle; use positional vocab: - left, right, in front, behind, under, above
This person can read numerical information from lists; sort and classify objects using a single criterion; read and draw simple charts and diagrams including a tally chart, block diagram/graph
This person can use their knowledge and skills to recognise a simple mathematical problem, working through one step or process and obtain a solution. This learner can address individual problems drawing on knowledge and/or skills from one mathematical content area (i.e. number; common measures, shape and space; information and data.)
This person can use their knowledge and skills to: use given mathematical information and recognise and use simple mathematical terms appropriate to Entry Level 1; use the methods given above to produce, check and present results that make sense; provide a simple explanation for those results.