Debt and Protecting your Health

This course requires you to follow an application process.

Not registered yet?  enquireclick here to start your application

Course code: 23N920

The focus of this course will be to show you how the downshift challenge could save you money as you swap branded items for supermarket own brand items. You will look at how to use a ‘best value’ approach to your weekly shop and how to work out if what you are buying is actually a bargain.

when

Dates

From 27 Jun 2024
Thu 09:30-12:00

One day

27 Jun 2024

09:30 to 12:00

where

CITY LEARNING QUARTER 

Old Hall Street

Wolverhampton
WV1 3AU


fees

Fees and concessions

free

who

Wolverhampton Adult Education Service

enquiries@aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk

Course details

<p>This course is part of our Maths Multiply project, designed to help you manage the cost-of-living crisis and grow your confidence in using your number skills.  </p>

<p>It is designed to support you with understanding how to avoid getting into debt and how to protect your health and wellbeing if you do get into debt.   </p>

<p>  Subjects include: </p>

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<p>Understanding types of debt </p>
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<p>Effect of debt </p>
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<p>Causes of debt </p>
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<p>Managing debt </p>
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<p>Impact of debt on your health </p>
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<p>Considerations before you borrow </p>
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<p>Help and support available  </p>
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<p>If the cost-of-living crisis is something that you are concerned about, or you are looking for ways to reduce your potential of getting into debt or you want to understand the relationship between unmanageable debt and health, then this two-hour class is a great start.  </p>

<p>If you decide to enrol on the Debt and Protecting your Health course, you will have more opportunities to engage in other Multiply courses or progress onto a Maths course to develop your skills further. </p>

Course requirements

<p>There are no qualifications required to join this taster course, you just need to complete an application form online using the website at the bottom of the page. This course is ideal if you are in employment or actively seeking employment. </p>

What are the benefits of this course?

<p>This course is designed to develop the skills needed to plan and manage your money effectively, to support you with the cost of the living crisis. </p>

How will I learn?

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<p>You will learn through taking part in a practical session face-to-face. This session will focus on  understanding debt </p>
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<p>You will gain knowledge of what to consider before you borrow money </p>
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<p>You will be able to share ideas and experiences on how to avoid getting into debt </p>
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<p>You will get some tips and tricks to help you deal with debt </p>
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<p>Find out about support available locally and nationally </p>
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How will my progress be monitored and assessed?

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<p>You will work through a booklet and complete tasks to get the most out of the session. This booklet will also be your guide to use at home. </p>
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<p>You will have opportunities to personalise your learning through the tasks set out in the booklet </p>
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Are there any additional costs?

<p>This course is free  </p>

What qualification will I get?

<p>There is no qualification upon completion of this course. </p>

What will I be able to do after this course?

<p>Upon completion of the taster course, you will have the option to enrol onto other courses:  </p>

<ul>
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<p>Other Multiply courses </p>
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<p>Family Learning courses (delivered at Primary schools and Strengthening Family Hubs) </p>
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<p>Functional Skills Maths </p>
</li>
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<p>Functional Skills English </p>
</li>
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<p>ESOL </p>
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<p>Vocational programmes that could help you find work in Childcare, Health and Social Care or as a Teaching Assistant.  </p>
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</ul>

<p>For further information or careers or educational advice please contact our Student Gateway. </p>

Further information

<p style="text-align:center">For further information or careers or educational advice please contact our Student Gateway. </p>

<p style="text-align:center"><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>01902 558180 | </strong><a href="mailto:enquiries@aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk"><strong>enquiries@aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk</strong></a><strong> | </strong><a href="http://www.aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk/"><strong>www.aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk</strong></a></span></p>