This is a free series of online short courses that can be completed individually or as a whole course over 5 weeks. It is intended to support anyone who wants to develop and improve their money management skills.
Please note our teacher is not a debt or financial adviser but will be able to support you to be able to access and use lots of information available to you. You will not be expected to share any personal financial information with the teacher or others in the class. You will be given tools and information to help you to manage your money more effectively.
What will I learn?
Budgeting Skills (2 sessions)
By managing your money effectively, you should be able to keep on top of your bills and save some money. The best way to manage your money is to set up a budget and regularly review it when things change.
During this short course you will learn to:
recognise the benefits of setting up and regularly reviewing a budget
set up and review your own budget
identify at least two ways where you might be able to reduce expense and make savings
Making Savings (2 sessions)
During this short course you will learn about:
how to use the internet effectively to help you to make many different savings
websites you can use to find help and advice on money matters
how managing and maintaining a healthy diet can also help you to save money
Dealing with a personal money crisis (1 session)
During this workshop you will learn about:
how you can make a positive start to improving a personal money crisis
where you can go to get good debt advice
how to start prioritising debts
Through taking part in this course you will find that your own confidence and self-esteem in managing your money will improve.
What do I need to take part in this course?
As this course is delivered online you will need access to the internet on a computer, tablet or smart phone to be able to join in the Zoom sessions and to access online resources. You will also need an email address so you can correspond with the teacher.
You will need a basic level of English.
What will I be expected to do before the course?
Before the course starts, you will be sent an email with instructions on how to access the first Zoom session. This email will also include information about our group agreement and induction. Please confirm by email that you have read the group agreement and induction.
What will I be expected to do during the course?
You will be expected to:
abide by the group agreement
allow a minimum of 2 hours a week to meet the course outcomes
take part in the Zoom session
complete any activities at home that are set during the zoom session.
upload photographs or documents of activities you have completed at home
complete an evaluation form at the end of each session
What can I do next?
If you like this online course, you can find out more about other online opportunities we offer including gaining a qualification for yourself.