Core maths: delivering the qualifications with confidence and success

Maths and English Pipeline

With technical education in the news following the Sainsbury Review, maths is once again in the spotlight. Many providers are starting or expanding their core maths provision to meet the demand for learners looking for practical Level 3 mathematics learning to support their qualification. This intensive three day course will make you completely prepared for delivering the core maths qualification.

Pricing options

SET member: £212.50 

Non-SET member: £250
This is a subsidised rate for providers that receive funding from the SFA. For providers not receiving funding the full cost is £375.

As a host you can hold this course in your organisation for as little as £800 with at least five delegates.
To enquire about hosting please complete this form or call the delivery partner Creative Education on 020 8253 8238.

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at those looking for a complete introduction to teaching these exciting qualifications. Participants should have personal maths skills to at least Level 3 and experience in teaching maths to at least Level 2.

Training aim

This course will prepare you to teach Core Maths and support the teaching of higher maths qualifications.

Professional Standards for Teachers and Trainers in Education and Training


You will have the knowledge and confidence to:

1. Bring learners with different GCSE grades up to speed with higher level GCSE content:

  • diagnosing student skills
  • consolidating and refresh GCSE understanding
  • developing fluency in the application of GCSE content.

2. Apply GCSE content to non-mathematical problems:

  • sourcing and applying good examples from physical/technical/scientific and human/behavioural/social domains
  • teaching mathematics through contextually relevant problems.

3. Develop the learners' subject knowledge which is beyond GCSE. Focussing on; statistics, probability, discrete maths and financial maths

4. Build learners' mathematical thinking, reasoning and communication:

  • teaching maths using non-routine problems
  • developing students' skills to set out mathematical reasoning, reach conclusions and justify approaches taken to resolving a problem.

Length of the course

The course consists of three days of training which can be spread over a period of time or run on consecutive days. Course times are 10am-4pm 

Contact us

If this course is not currently available in your area, and you would like to attend then register your interest. We will let you know about new events as they are announced.

If you have any questions, please contact:

T: 0800 0 831 830