Numeracy @ SCQF Level 5
SQA code: F3GF 11
This Unit seeks to develop skills of interpretation and communication of graphical information and application of a wide range of numerical skills in everyday and straightforward, generalised contexts.
Numeracy at SCQF level 5 is about applying numerical skills in personal, workplace, social, and educational situations that involve graphical information, calculations, and solving problems. At this level, learners must understand tables, graphs, charts, and diagrams; communicate information graphically; and apply a wide range of numerical skills.
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Additional Entry Requirements
Students studying at this level of Numeracy will be expected to:
solve problems involving at least one numerical or statistical concept, eg. quantitative and qualitative data, discrete and continuous data, numbers represented by symbols, or a statistical concept such as range
decide which operations are to be carried out to solve a problem, and the order in which to carry them out
carry out a number of sustained calculations or at least one specialised calculation, eg a calculation involving a scientific formula to determine an outcome
interpret information from a single complex graphical form or a series of straightforward related graphical forms
Learners will round answers to an appropriate degree of accuracy, eg two decimal places or three significant figures.