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GCSE Maths Fast Track - Level 2


Teaching a wide range of maths-based skills, this free fast-track course helps you to achieve a GCSE qualification in just 18-weeks.

As a widely-recognised qualification that is requested by most employers or required for progression into university-level study, choosing to study for your maths GCSE can open a world of opportunities.

This course is only open to adult learners aged 19+ and is currently offered on a flexible basis, covering daytime and evening classes.

Start dates and fees

Start Dates

  • Thursday 12th January 2022


  • This course is free to learners who are aged 19+ and do not have a grade D/3 in GCSE maths.
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over 19

E You may be eligible for fee exemption depending on your circumstances. Please see our fees for adult learners page for more information.

For more information on GCSE start dates, times and fees please contact us on our enquiries line 0808 100 3626 or email

What will I study?

The course will follow the GCSE mathematics curriculum at foundation level with AQA examination board.

The course will cover the board topics of:
•    number
•    algebra
•    measure, shape and space 
•    statistics

There will be an option to take the higher paper and this will based on continual assessment by your tutor.

Entry requirements

  • This course is for learners aged 19+ only
  • For learners who have achieved a GCSE at grade 3/D (or lower) in English and aiming to improve their grade.
  • Before you can enrol onto this course, you will need to complete a homework task and a computer-based assessment in the subject you wish to study. You will be given areas to revise before you take the assessment.

How long is the course?

18 weeks

How will I be assessed?

You will take three externally assessed examinations in May and June.

One of these will be a non-calculator examination and the other two you will be permitted to use a calculator.

Each examination is an hour and a half and will be held at our Derby Road campus.

What does the course lead to?

  • Level 2 courses
  • Level 3 courses
  • An apprenticeship
  • University-level study
  • Employment


There isn't currently career information listed for this course.

How do I apply?

Apply online

Next steps

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