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Multiply - 50+ Ready for Change


In a time of crisis for the cost of living, it has never been more important for us as individuals to live smart, save money where we can and manage a budget across different aspects of our lives.

This 6-hour course is for individuals over 50 years that want to boost their confidence for change and start financially planning for their future.

Focus is placed on recognising the value of your previous knowledge and life experience and will help identify how they can be used to embrace positive changes. You will have the opportunity to identify employment opportunities that are right for you and match your skills and strengrhs.

Additionally, you will identify how to access your state pension/private work pension accounts and will discuss how you can become more financially stable.

Next course dates

Start date Location Duration
01 Aug 2023
Fleetwood Learning Centre
6 Hours

Where can this subject lead?

Career progression

This course is a brilliant introduction to saving money using various mathematical methods to achieve it.

You could build upon these skills and open lots of job opportunities by progressing through our other short courses:

Key information

Entry Requirements

The only entry requirement for this course is that you are aged 50+, enthusiastic and willing to learn.

Qualification obtained

Multiply (numeracy) provision designed to increase confidence with numbers, as a first step towards formal numeracy qualifications,6 to 10 hours

Fees and funding

This course is government funded so there are no fees to pay.

Extra costs and equipment

Participants will be given an exercise book in which to make notes. No other equipment is required.

Terms and conditions

Read our full terms and conditions for more information.

What will I learn?

Industry placement, field trips and guest speakers

There are no field trips or work placements associated with this course.

How will I learn?

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Gaining confidence in embracing change
  • Recognising your strengths, skills and knowledge to discover career opportunities
  • Identify your current pension(s)
  • Addressing ways you can become more financially stable

The course consists of classroom based-learning in small groups using the following methods:

  • 1-1 and group discussions
  • Completion of worksheets
  • Assessment worksheet

Expert tutors

Our tutors have extensive experience teaching students who are nervous of numbers. We aim to take the fear out of maths and give students the key mathematical skills they need to succeed in everyday life and when it comes to work.

How will I be assessed?

How will I be assessed?

Teaching takes place in small groups in an informal community stetting where you'll share your learning with like-minded students.

You will be informally assessed by the following methods:

  • Discussion
  • BKSB results
  • Session tasks