Maths GCSE for adults

Page updated on: 07/08/2020

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Attend two or three hour weekly sessions with a tutor and study in your own time as directed by your tutor. You can do this course over 1 year or 2 years, depending on your personal needs.

Your progress will be assessed by continual formative assessment by your tutor and self-reflection. You will also sit two final GCSE exam papers.

This is an intermediate level course. You will need to do an initial assessment with us to make sure this is the right course for you – help and advice is part of the process. You also need to be able to attend most weeks and, in addition, do the work necessary at home – this is a very condensed course that requires commitment – especially the 1-year version.

You will need to buy a GCSE maths set (compass, scientific calculator, protractor etc.) and a WJEC learner’s book.

The course costs £60 for WJEC GCSE Mathematics – Numeracy (two exam papers) and an extra £30 if you want to sit WJEC GCSE Mathematics as extra (two exam papers).

There are now two versions of the paper:

  • WJEC GCSE Mathematics – Numeracy
  • WJEC GCSE Mathematics

Please check the WJEC website for more information about this.

Venue Day / Time Weeks
Ammanford Learning Centre @ Streets Thursday, 12:00 - 15:00 31 weeks - 1 year
70 weeks - 2 year
following school terms, minus holidays)
Ammanford - Black Mountain Centre Wednesday, 18:00-20:00 31 weeks - 1 year
70 weeks - 2 year
following school terms, minus holidays)
Carmarthen Learning Centre Thursday, 16:00 - 19:00 31 weeks - 1 year
70 weeks - 2 year
(following school terms, minus holidays)
Llanelli Learning Centre Thursday, 18:00 - 20:00 31 weeks - 1 year
70 weeks - 2 year
(following school terms, minus holidays)

We aim to deliver all courses as advertised. However courses may be cancelled, or changed, if enrolments are too low or in the event of unforeseen circumstances. Once you enrol, refunds will not normally be given to learners who do not continue with their studies. Refunds are at our discretion and where granted will be pro-rata to the number of sessions attended.


Term dates 2020/21 Start Half Term End
Autumn 2020 07 September 26 October - 30 October 22 December
Spring 2021 04 January 15 February - 19 February 26 March
Summer 2021 12 April 31 May - 04 June 16 July

Please note that this calendar is subject to any changes that may arise as a result of government policy decisions. We do not accept liability for any losses incurred in respect of altered holiday arrangements following such changes.

This course is run in partnership with Coleg Sir Gâr.

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