National 5 Mathematics

Course Introduction

This award has replaced the Standard Grade qualifications and consists of 3 mandatory units: Expressions & Formulae, Relationships, and Numeracy followed by an external assessment.

This course will suit learners who have already completed the Standard Grade or National 5 course, but wish to better their pass mark or for those who have been away from education for a while and wish to improve their maths skills.

In order to achieve the full award, learners must pass the 3 mandatory units as well as the external exam.

NB

The purpose of this information is to give you an indication of the content of the course and also the level at which the course is set.  Please read the fact sheet carefully and if you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the College.

The College may make a change to a course where it is reasonable for the College to do so.  A change could involve the replacement of a course with a new course, variations to course content or structure, the merger of courses or the withdrawal of a course. 

 

If there is a change to a course you have either booked a place on, or expressed an interest in, the College will let you know as soon as possible.  By booking a place or expressing an interest in a course, you agree to these rules about changes to courses.

 

Please visit our website for full terms and conditions.

 


Qualifications


Delivery

3 hours per week over 33 weeks


Location

Hawick

Entry Requirements

The level of entry for exam will be determined by the lecturer. Learners will need a pass at National 4 Mathematics (or equivalent), including the National 4 Added Value Test.

Progression Opportunities


Additional Course Information

Materials Required:

Pens, Pencils, Paper, Ruler
Scientific Calculator (CASIO FX-85GT PLUS Available from WH Smith, £8.99),
CGP SQA National 5 Mathematics Revision Guide (ISBN: 978 1 78294 9435)
AND CGP SQA National 5 Mathematics Exam Practice Workbook (ISBN: 978 1 78294 944 2)

For further information please contact us on 01450 361030 or email by clicking on the link 'Enquire about this Course'.

Important Notice

The College may make a change to a course where it is reasonable for the College to do so.  A change could involve

the replacement of a course with a new course, variations to course content or structure, the merger of courses, or the withdrawal of a course.  If there is a change to a course about which you have expressed an interest, the College will let you know as soon as possible.  By expressing an interest about a course to the College, you agree to these rules about changes to courses. Please visit our website for full terms and conditions.