English and Maths

Apply now and join a free english and maths course this September in Manchester

Whether you want to access higher education, progress in your career or simply achieve a better standard of english and maths skills we have a free course that will meet your needs. Apply now to find out more.

Why study english and maths with MAES?

Access to education

Enrolling in an english and maths course awards you the skills and qualifications you need to access higher education. Bringing you one step closure to achieving your goals.

Improve your income

Do poor english and maths skills make finding work, or progressing in your current role hard. Studying with MAES will help you get more from your career and top-up your income.

Support for childcare

If you care for a young family on a low income, going back to school can be challenging. If you’re eligible we may be able to pay for childcare while you attend your course.

“The careers team provided useful advice and with the help of my English course
I was able to write powerful personal statements for job applications. I can now communicate effectively verbally and in written text.”

– Lina, English graduate

Find a course local to you

MAES has 7 education centres spread across Manchester. With majority of our 2000 students living within 10 minutes of our centres, we’re confident we’ll be able to cater to your education needs where you are.

Finance your education

If you claim benefits or have a low income we may be able to provide financial support to help you complete your course. This support can cover transport, childcare, technology or any fees associated with your course.

Find an english and maths course that suits your needs

We run english and maths programmes at all our Adult Learning Centres. Before you start a course we will listen to your requirements and carefully assess your skills. Our team of expert tutors will always ensure you join a course at the right level for you.

English courses

Course NameDescriptionDuration
GCSE EnglishAn intensive one-year course for adults who need to gain GCSE English in order to gain employment and/or progress to Higher Education (HE).32 weeks
Foundation for GCSE EnglishThis course is for adults who want to improve their skills to move to be GCSE-ready.32 weeks
Functional Skills in English – Entry to Level 2Functional skills is a nationally recognised qualification useful for gaining employment, retraining or advancing your career.Short and long courses available
English Skills with Grammar SupportCourses for speakers of other languages who have excellent speaking and listening skills, but need to improve their reading and writing. Available at Levels 1 and 2.Short and long courses available

Maths courses

Course nameDescriptionDuration
GCSE mathsAn intensive one-year course for people who are confident in their maths skills and need to gain this national qualification to go on to further studies or employment.9 months, starting September.
Maths skillsAvailable at five different levels. You’ll start at the right level for you and have the chance to gain nationally recognised Functional Maths qualification.Flexible, with the chance to take exams whenever you are ready.

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