The National 3 Applications of Mathematics Course builds on the principles and practice and experiences and outcomes of Mathematics and Numeracy.
Mathematics is important in everyday life, allowing us to make sense of the world around us and to manage our lives. Using mathematics equips us with the skills we need to interpret and use information, to model real-life situations, to simplify and solve problems, to assess risk and to make informed decisions.
This Course allows learners to acquire skills for learning, skills for life and skills for work and develop the attributes and capabilities of the four capacities. The Course also develops the skills, knowledge and understanding complementary for learners in other curriculum areas such as: technology, health and wellbeing, science, and social studies.