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Jobs that require GCSE C in Maths and those that don't

Discussion in 'Mathematics' started by trinity0097, Feb 23, 2008.

  1. There is some-at wrong with all the jobs you mentioned, bricklaying is a more esteemed, better-paid and more respectful job which doesn't need a C+ in Maths.
     
  2. OY! Stop giving me abuse yeah.
    I'm a bricklayer and its a much more prestigious job than any of the ones you listed.
     
  3. hammie

    hammie Lead commenter

    who gives a stuff about prestige? Something that one enjoys and that comes close to paying the bills is about all most people can hope for!
     
  4. hammie

    hammie Lead commenter

    Grade C maybe not, but ability to think Mathematically, read dials, convert measures, time
    etc etc, very much relevant to being a Cook.
     
  5. dunnocks

    dunnocks Star commenter

    @hammie you took a 5 year break in the middle of your comment!
     
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  6. Kateray1

    Kateray1 Occasional commenter


    So true

    I have just passed my Maths with grade 3. I’m still studying for grade4. But I have struggled all my life with maths. However I have a degree in Business , I’ve worked as office manager and hlta in Science. I am a private tutor and my lack of maths although make things challenging have not stopped me working. What I can’t have at the moment is a teaching degree, or professional role like accountancy.
     
  7. Kateray1

    Kateray1 Occasional commenter


    Agree. I was an hlta in secondary school and was not shortlisted for ta role in primary or secondary because I didn’t have a c in maths.

    I have a degree.
     

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