If you’re aged 19 and over and don’t have maths GCSE at grade C (or equivalent), you can access free numeracy courses through Multiply to build your confidence with numbers and gain a qualification.

Good numeracy skills may unlock job opportunities and lead to higher wages or prepare you for further study. They also help in everyday life, such as helping children with homework and budgeting money.

There are courses for beginners to more advanced courses such as Functional Skills Qualifications. Get in touch and we will find the right course for you.

Who is this course for?

  • Adults (19 and over) who do not already have a GCSE at grade C (or equivalent) in maths.

We are currently offering 3 courses:

  • Multiply Taster session (up to 2 hours)
  • Managing My Money (12 hours)
  • Level 1 Numeracy Skills

How is the course delivered?

Our courses are designed to be flexible and on-demand, so you can fit learning around your life or other commitments.

Benefits of studying:

  • Online live teaching accessed through the college’s Multiply website.
  • Classroom-based courses, including part-time and evening at SCCB campuses.
  • Able to deliver in the workplace and community settings.
  • Self-study content is also available, so you will be able to learn at a pace that suits you.

When can I study?

  • Day time, evening and Saturdays.

How much is the course?

  • FREE – Multiply is fully funded by the government.

What you will learn

Our numeracy courses will include:

  • Guidance and support to help find the best starting point for you and to identify what you need to do to make progress with your maths skills.
  • You will learn every day maths skills that will be relatable and the right context for you e.g. a plan for the future: making a budget, making your money work, staying in control of your finances, etc.
  • Courses are designed to increase confidence with numbers as the first step towards a qualification.
  • Should you wish, when you are ready you will be able to move on to studying a maths qualification in itself.
  • Programmes can be delivered together with employers.

Whether you want to boost your skills online or in-person, there will be something to suit you.

Register for this event

You can find out more information or enrol on a course by filling in the form below.  You can also call our Multiply team on  0121 644 2500 or email multiply@sccb.ac.uk.

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