Functional Skills in Mathematics at Entry 3 - 3748-02
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: 501/1820/1 and City & Guilds Qualification Number 3748) Content subsumes that of lower levels. Subject content functional skills: Mathematics (DfE, Feb 2018).
This person can count/read/write/order/compare numbers up to 1000; add/subtract three-digit whole numbers; divide three-digit whole numbers by single/double digit whole numbers; express remainders; multiply two-digit whole numbers by single/double digit whole numbers; round numbers less than 1000 to nearest 10/100; recognise/continue linear sequences to 100; read/write/understand 1/3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/10s inc equiv forms; read/write/use decimals to 2dp; recognise/continue sequences involving decimals
This person can calculate with money using decimal notation; write correctly using £/p; round to nearest £1/10p; read/measure/record time am/pm; read analogue/24h digital clock in hrs/mins; use/compare length/capacity/weight/temp using metric/imperial units to nearest labelled/unlabeled division; compare length mm/cm/m/km; weight g/kg; capacity ml/l; measure mass/length with suitable instrument; sort 2-D/3-D shapes eg lines of symmetry/length/right angles/angles; use vocab for position/direction
This person has developed additional knowledge and skills to extract information from lists, tables, diagrams and charts and create frequency tables; interpret information, to make comparisons and record changes, from different formats including bar charts and simple line graphs; organise and represent information in appropriate ways including tables, diagrams, simple line graphs and bar charts
This person has developed the ability to use their knowledge and skills to: use given mathematical information including numbers, symbols, simple diagrams and charts; recognise, understand and use simple mathematical terms; use the methods to produce, check and present results that make sense to an appropriate level of accuracy; present results with appropriate and reasoned explanation using numbers, measures, simple diagrams, charts and symbols