This is a bespoke course designed for organisations that train engineers and who want to improve their vocational maths skills.
Who is it aimed at?
Apprentices who have already achieved their A to C (or 9 to 4) at GCSE but who may not be confident applying maths in engineering scenarios. The course also covers advanced topics from GCSE and some from A’level relevant to engineering.
Existing employees who would like to upskill themselves either as a progression route in their career or for their own personal development.
What is covered?
The topics can be selected from the list below to suit your personal requirements:
- Whole numbers & BODMAS
- Negative numbers
- Scale drawings
- Standard form and scientific notation
- Laws of indices
- Laws of logs
- Exponential growth and decay
- Binary & hexadecimal
- Linear equations
- Transposing formulae
- Solving equations
- Straight line graphs
- Simultaneous equations
- Sine, cosine and tangent & trigonometric ratios
- Pythagoras theorem
- Areas of shapes
- Volumes of shapes
- Graphs and charts
- Geometric or arithmetic sequence
- Averages, variance and standard deviation
Topics are linked to engineering contexts.
How is it assessed?
The course can be tailored towards an external examination such as EAL or Edexcel specialist qualifications or can be internally assessed through bespoke short tests and assignments.
How much does it cost?
The price will depend upon the length of the course which will vary according to the number of topics you choose to include. A two day course would cost £600. Alternatively, you may wish to purchase the course materials to deliver yourself. Please contact us for more information if this is the case.