Whatever your reason to improve your Maths, we can help! Our courses could be free* and start from beginners to GCSEs. You can learn in the classroom or online. *FREE to those who do not currently hold a grade C or 4 (or above) in this subject.

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Why choose these courses?

English and maths plays a vital part in our daily lives. Whether applying for a job, helping children with their homework or just reading a newspaper or online article. Our free* English and maths courses will help to blow away the cobwebs, improve your confidence and gain a qualification. 

  • Learn in the classroom or online
  • Work in small groups
  • Free* if you do not already have a qualification at levels 1 and 2
  • Experienced tutors – there to help you
  • Functional Skills qualifications and GCSE are recognised by employers and further education courses
  • All adults over ages over 19 can access these qualifications for free.
  • Help your children with their study.
  • Most university courses require English and maths GCSE or Level 2 Functional Skills.

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Courses and locations

We offer maths courses at varying locations across Essex:

  • Maths Entry Level and Levels 1 & 2
    This course is for anyone who needs to improve their Maths skills in their everyday lives and work. You will improve your calculation, fraction, decimal, percentage and graph skills and work towards a qualification.

If you are a parent, we also offer English and Maths classes as part of our Community & Family Learning Programme. You will receive information on how to gain confidence to support your children’s learning of all things Maths & English for KS1 & KS2.

Get back into work

These FREE online workshops will help you to improve your employment prospects to get back into work or move into a new job opportunity. We will support you to achieve your career goals.

  • How do I get a job in a changing world?
  • Get to grips with modern recruitment practices
  • Now let’s get the job

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GCSE Maths

  • Fast-paced – 90 hours across a maximum of 30 weeks
  • FastTrack course also available (5 hours a week over 2 terms)
  • Half termly progress reviews
  • Tutorials and revision workshops
  • Mock examinations
  • Classroom based and Online live and Online self-study delivery options

Functional Skills Maths

  • 2.5 hours a week for 18 weeks
  • All learners work towards accreditation
  • Regular progress reviews
  • Tutorials available if needed
  • Classroom based and Online live and Online self-study delivery options
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Things to consider

  • Do you have the time to make a commitment to the course? How can you make time?
  • If you are working, can you adjust your working hours to provide greater flexibility?
  • For online courses: do you have reliable internet access, and a laptop or computer to access the lessons and complete the assignments?
  • We have excellent tutors and a high success rate.
  • High expectations of attendance and study.
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What to do next

To view the full list of start dates for English courses, please click here.


Before you can enrol on an English course, we will meet with you to complete an assessment and discuss which course is most suitable. Assessments can be booked by calling 0345 603 7635.

Alternatively, you can complete the contact form below and one of our tutors will get back to you.