Distance Learning: Get Money Confident (Multiply)

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Course code:†MP2165F

Short course designed to help you understand, manage and take back control of your finances.

When and where

Dates

From 01 Aug 2023 to 31 Jul 2024
Tue Wed 10:00-12:00

One day

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31 Jul 2024

10:00 to 12:00

Location

Online learning†


Poole
BH15 1SY


Cost

Fees and concessions

Free. There is no tuition fee charged for this course.

Who

Skills & Learning Adult Community Education

enquiries@salbcp.com

01202 123444

What the course is about

<ul>
<li>Do you want a better understanding of household bills?</li>
<li>Do you want to improve your confidence with budgeting / money management etc?</li>
<li>Do you want to take control of your finances to boost your income?</li>
</ul>

<p>If you answered yes to any of these questions, this could be the course for you. Itís a 6 -week course with no exams and focusses on building skills and confidence for people running personal finances.</p>

<p>This free course is specifically designed to cater for adults who want to improve their maths skills to help develop their financial knowledge.††The sessions will be delivered online or face to face in small groups over 6 weeks during which you will be able to set your own personal goals and targets to get to where you want to be.††As the course is tailored to meet your needs itís appropriate for all adults requiring support with confidence and financial literacy to manage their own finances.</p>

<p>This 6-week course covers topics that are essential for managing personal finances such as money management and basic budgeting strategies.</p>

<p>Your tutors will:</p>

<ul>
<li>Introduce these topics in a clear way, using examples from real life situations†</li>
<li>Give lots of opportunity to apply new skills and knowledge</li>
<li>Provide regular feedback on your progress and support with any topics where you need more help</li>
<li>You will also have opportunities to move on to other maths courses when you have completed the six weeks.</li>
</ul>

Pre-course information session or interview

<p>If you think this course is right for you, please <strong>Apply</strong> for a place and we will be in touch.</p>

<p>The first session will be a chat with your tutor to find out about your learning goals and check you are on the right course for your current level before we complete your enrolment. This may include an online assessment.</p>

Assessment of progress, tests, exams

<p>There are no exams on this course although you may be expected to complete some homework tasks and assessments.</p>

<p>Your tutors will review your progress with you from time to time to make sure you are staying on track for your learning goals.</p>

Who the course is for / Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications

<p>This course is for adults (19 or older) who do not already have GCSE maths at Grade C (4) or above or an equivalent Level 2 maths qualification.</p>

<p>It is for†people who want to improve their financial literacy and confidence and apply these skills to managing money.</p>

Materials and costs

<p>This course is funded by the Governmentís Multiply fund. Therefore, there are no fees or charges for course materials. However, you are expected to have your own pens and pencils, paper, ruler and calculator.</p>

<p>We may be able to provide equipment loans and financial support for learners on a low income:†<a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/learning-with-us/support/#finance" target="_blank">more information</a>.</p>

Next Step

<p>You may like to continue with further maths learning or another subject area. Details of available courses can be found on our website. You may also want to book an appointment for information, advice and guidance to help with deciding your next steps.</p>

Additional information

<p><strong>English, maths and computing skills:</strong> all of our courses support the development of relevant English, maths and computing skills.<br />
<strong>Refunds:</strong> please see details of our cancellation policy in our Terms and Conditions on our website <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/terms-and-conditions/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/terms-and-conditions</a> or in our brochure.<br />
<strong>Attendance:</strong> before enrolling you should ensure that you can attend all classes offered as far as possible.<br />
<strong>Places on courses:</strong> many of our courses are in high demand. If you have been offered a place but no longer require it, please advise us immediately as you may be preventing another learner from taking the place. Where learners do not attend the first session, without having given prior notice, Skills & Learning reserve the right to offer the place on the course to another learner; you will not be eligible for a refund it it is outside of the terms outlined in our cancellation policy.<br />
<strong>Fully funded learners:</strong> if you have been offered a fully funded place on a course and no longer require it, you must advise us before the course starts so that your place can be offered to someone else. We reserve the right to withdraw future offers of fully funded places if you regularly do not start or complete funded courses.<br />
<strong>Home study:</strong> you may be required to do some study at home between sessions to assist with your learning and progress.<br />
<strong>Qualification Levels:</strong> there is further information about qualification levels on our website. Some courses have learners of different levels being taught in the same class with differentiated learning materials and activities appropriate to the qualification level.<br />
<strong>Proof of identity:</strong> please bring photographic ID and your National Insurance number with you to your first session. You will also need to provide it for any external examinations you take.<br />
<strong>Off-site activities:</strong> with some courses, there may be the opportunity for off-site enrichment activities at additional cost, for example: gallery, museum or exhibition visits. Where this is an integral part of the course, your tutor will discuss the arrangements with you during your induction.<br />
<strong>Parking at centres:</strong> parking at centres may be limited; please be prepared to use on street parking or pay and display car parks. For information regarding each centre, please visit the venue section of our website <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/</a>.<br />
<strong>Refreshments:</strong> tea/coffee or vending machine(s) are available at some venues. Further information can be found in the venue section of our website <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/</a>.<br />
<strong>Unspent Criminal Convictions</strong> we require learners to disclose any unspent criminal convictions. Please refer to <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/disclosure-of-unspent-convictions/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies</a>.<br />
If you have any <strong>accessibility or disability issues</strong> that we need to accommodate or if you think you may need any other support to complete your chosen course, please contact: 01202 123444 or e-mail <a href="mailto:enquiries@salbcp.com">enquiries@salbcp.com</a>. All enquiries are treated in confidence.</p>