Number & Measure (Level 1 Award)
Why study the Award in Number & Measure?
In addition to our general entry requirements, you must have:
- GCSE Maths – grade 2
The course looks at integers, decimals, fractions and percentages, money, time, measures, area and perimeter, volume and tables and charts.
- Represent using mathematics: select mathematics and information to model a situation
- Analyse situations mathematically: process and use mathematics
- Interpret solutions to problems using mathematics: interpret and communicate the results of the
- Coverage of mathematical content in number, geometry and statistics.
A learner should be able to:
- Understand and use whole numbers and understand negative numbers in practical contexts.
- Add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers using a range of strategies.
- Understand and use equivalences between common fractions, decimals and percentages.
- Add and subtract decimals up to two decimal places.
- Use simple formulae expressed in words for one- or two-step operations.
- Solve problems requiring calculation, with common measures, including money.
- Time, length, weight, capacity and temperature.
- Convert units of measure in the same system.
- Work out areas and perimeters in practical situations.
- Extract and interpret information from tables, diagrams, charts and graphs.
- Collect and record discrete data and organise and represent information in different ways.
- Find mean and range.
Students learn through a variety of activities including individual study, group activities, worksheets, note-taking and regular assessments in class.
Work will be text, number and graph based.
Career and Progression Opportunities
Many Award in Number & Measure students who then study GCSE Maths are able to progress to a variety of careers.
Course Structure and Assessment
The course is externally assessed through one written paper made up as follows:
|Section A||Section B||Total Marks|
|Duration:||60 minutes||30 minutes|
||Calculator allowed||Non calculator|
Examination Board: Pearson Edexcel