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Qualification name Any other Multiply (numeracy) provision not covered above,11 to 20 hours
Qualification level X
Awarding organisation Generic award - no awarding body
Learning method Classroom based
Course type Multiply
Course hours Flexible
Course start date Flexible
Cost £0.00
Cost description Not Applicable
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

Managing your personal finances and making decisions about money is an important part of everyday life. This course is designed to help you understand and make the most of your personal finances, including the different financial products and services available, borrowing money and saving money, with practical guidance and advice. With real incomes falling and personal debt at a record high, it’s vital to improve your personal finance skills. This Managing Your Money course starts by giving you guidance on compiling a budget and using it to make good decisions about your spending. You will explore information about debts and investments, comparison websites and how credit cards and loans are used to finance ownership. The critical issue of debt management is explained, with guidance on the different products. The course also examines different types of insurance. It offers practical advice on how to make rational decisions about purchases. By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to understand how to undertake financial planning, including drawing up a budget and a household balance sheet, compare and understand loans and other debt products as well as be able to explain core categories of personal investment and the returns they provide. You will able to summarise insurance products and how they are priced.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

There are no formal qualifications or experience required to enrol on this course. You must be in employment, in receipt of Universal Credit and willing to study and enhance your skills for the better.

View the key features of this course.

- Financial planning - Income, taxation and benefits - Expenditure and budgeting - Debt and borrowing - Savings and investments - Housing and the household balance sheet - Insurance and comparison Websites

Understand how the course will be delivered.

This course is being delivered using a hybrid approach and can be delivered through a variety of different ways. The course can be delivered daytimes, evenings or weekends, either: - Onsite within the college - Offsite through stakeholder and employer training rooms - Online via Microsoft Teams

Find out what material you will need.

For college or training rooms based training you are only required to bring a pen, but for home based online learning via Microsoft Teams you will require a PC or Laptop and internet connectivity.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Formative assessments, evaluation and feedback, or assessment for learning, will be conducted by teachers during the lesson to assess learning has taken place. This will take place through individual and group based tasks.

Although this course is specifically designed for individuals’ daily budgeting activities, the maths skills you learn can also be an advantage in gaining better employment. You could progress on to a more in depth maths qualification.

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Name Outreach Centre
Address Various Locations
West Midlands
B5 5SU
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Phone 0121 694 5000

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