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Maths (Core Maths)

Course Code: CORM

Level: 3
Subject area: English & Maths
Awarding body: NCFE
Qualification: Certificate
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime, Evening
Duration: One year
When you'll study: Thursdays and Fridays, various times

About the course

This course provides a modern approach to mathematics if you want to take your knowledge of the subject further. The level 3 course is based around the content of the new GCSE maths higher tier and includes 20% of an A Level qualification.

This is particularly ideal for you if you are studying subjects such as business, health and social sciences, psychology, science, georgraphy or engineering.

Please note, if you are between 16 and 18 years old, this course is free.

What you'll learn

This course will help you to:

  • be better prepared for the mathematical demands of further/higher education and employment
  • apply mathematical reasoning to solve real life problems
  • analyse and interpret data
  • confidently deal with everyday financial matters.
Entry requirements

In order to study this subject, you will need a GCSE in maths at grade 4 (or c) or above.

Don’t have your GCSE? Don’t worry, you can study this qualification with us. Find out more here.


You will be assessed by two written exams.

What's next?

On successful completion of this course, you could go on to study one of the various courses we offer at the College.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2021/22 (August 2021 – July 2022). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2022/23.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)


Course Code: CORM

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £1200

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 This course is free for this age group
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 3 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ Please call 01752 305 300 for details.

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.