Maths For Adults

This course is designed to help students improve their overall maths Skills. In addition, it is for those students who wish to progress to further academic e.g. GCSE Maths or vocational study but who do not yet have the necessary grades to do so. Enables you to gain a nationally recognised qualification equivalent to GCSE / O Level. Improves confidence & ability in a range of functional maths skills.

The four rules of number (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division)

  • Decimals 
  • Fractions
  • Ratio and proportion 
  • Area, volume and measurement 
  • Exam practice

Progression routes include vocational and academic courses at a range of levels including L3 / A Level.

Functional Skills will also prepare you for GCSE.This course will give you a relevant and up-to-date qualification which will boost your employability and / or your confidence in your current role.

  • Students must be aged 19+
  • There are no entry requirements, but all students will be given an assessment and interview prior to the course commencing
Free, no cost.
We are running the assessment/enrolment session on Thursday the 5th of Jan from 5pm – 7pm.

Study Programme


All students at Oldham College will participate in a personalised study programme that will maximise your potential and enable you to progress onto employment, apprenticeships or higher education.

This means you will:

  • Study a core qualification in a vocational discipline and continue to develop your English and Maths skills through functional skills, GCSE resits and the option of AS/Level 3 qualifications
  • Participate in meaningful work experience
  • Enjoy a range of enrichment opportunities e.g. basketball, archery, skiing and sign language
  • Take part in dedicated tutorial sessions to review your progress and development