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GCSE Maths

A GCSE in maths can be your key to future success in work and education.

We offer daytime, evening and on-line classes that can fit around your work and home life.

During the course you will study the following:
– Fractions
– Decimals
– Percentages
– Patterns and sequences
– Data analysis
– Measurement
– Probability
– Algebra

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Sep 2023 : North Devon : Part-time
Course Code : PTB626 (2023)
Level : Level 2
Duration : 30 Weeks

Cost : * Total Fee £420

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Course details


The course is assessed by final exams in June. Regular homework will be set and our on-line learning platform Petroc Pace can be used between lessons to consolidate learning.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements but if you haven’t studied maths for a long time you could join an Improve your maths course first to gain confidence and progress to GCSE the following year.


Completion of this course will open up a wide range of further studies or employment opportunities.

Facilities and resources

You will also need a scientific calculator and a geometry set. The lecturer will advise on the best calculator to buy.


Q: I wasn’t very good at maths at school. Is this the right course for me?

A: Many adults find that things they found baffling at school are now surprisingly easy!

Q: What can I do if I don’t feel able to complete the GCSE in one year?

A: We also offer an Improve Your Maths class, which allows you to take two years to achieve the GCSE. In the first year you would work towards a Functional Skill at Level 1 and improve your maths skills and confidence in preparation for completing GCSE in the following year.

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Starting Date : 18/09/2023
Course Code : PTB626 (2023) North Devon campus Apply

Why Petroc should be your first choice

Petroc offers high quality education and training across North and Mid Devon. We provide outstanding learning, excellent facilities, strong connections to employers and a supportive environment to help you fulfil your education goals and set you on your path to the career of your dreams.

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We offer a supportive and inclusive environment where you can flourish and feel a valued member of the college and wider community. 


Our teaching spaces and facilities are some of the best in the region, providing stimulating and true-to-life learning environments. 


We’ll provide you with the experiences you need to be ready for employment or the next step on your educational journey.

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