What is special about this course?
The National 5 Mathematics Course enables learners to select and apply mathematical techniques in a variety of mathematical and real-life situations.
This is a one year, 32 week course, leading to the SQA external examination in May/June.
Entry to this Course is at the discretion of the centre. However, learners should have achieved the fourth curriculum level or the National 4 Mathematics course or equivalent qualifications and/or experience prior to starting this course.
The course consists of 24 SCQF credit points which includes time for preparation for course assessment.
How will I study my course?
How long will my course last?
1 Academic Years
Where can I study my course?
This course is run as an Evening Class at Orkney College (currently on a Monday) from 6.00pm to 8.45pm.
Further education tuition fees
If you are studying a full time Further Education course (NCs, NQs etc.) the College claims your fees from the Scottish Funding Council for students who are under 18 on the first day of the course. Students over the age of 18 on the first day of the course have to apply to Orkney Islands Council (OIC) for a tuition fees bursary.
Information on the tuition fees bursary is available on the OIC website.
Normally you are responsible for your course fees but if you are in receipt of certain benefits you may be eligible for a Part Time Course Fee Waiver. Not all part-time courses at Orkney College UHI are covered by the Fee Waiver Scheme and only certain benefits are acceptable as a basis for a Fee Waiver. Please contact the college to enquire.
If you are eligible, you may be entitled to an ILA of up to £200 a year towards a course. Further information can be found at https://www.myworldofwork.co.uk/learn-and-train/sds-individual-learning-accounts-ila
What can I do on completion of my course?
Other relevant courses
Is there more information available online?
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