Independent Training Services Ltd. (ITS), part of Barnsley College, has launched a range of free, government-funded courses to help adults improve their numeracy skills.
Numeracy skills are essential in all aspects of life. They unlock job opportunities, help you to remain in control of your finances or prepare you for further study.
Starting in March, the fully-funded training courses are available to anyone aged 19 and over who doesn’t currently hold a Maths GCSE at grade C/4. You will be able access free numeracy courses through Multiply to build your confidence with numbers and gain a qualification.
ITS is offering the following short courses:
- Keeping Ahead of Time
- Essential Care Worker (Numeracy Skills)
- Being Better off Employed
- Calculating Living Costs in the UK
- Being Financially Aware in the Real World
- Being Responsible for Other People’s Money
- Holiday Shop
- Household Essential Numeracy Skills
- Introduction to Accounting
- Learning to be Financially Capable
- Personal Money Management
- Savvy Shopping
- Climb Mount Everest
- Diet Planning and Gym
- First Aid Essentials
- Fitting a Kitchen
- High Street Deals
- Money Essentials
- Out of the Red
Our online Multiply provision
Steve Hepworth, Managing Director of ITS, said: “These courses are a fantastic opportunity for anyone who’s looking to improve their numeracy skills. Students who improve their numeracy skills are more likely to be in employment, have higher wages, better wellbeing and will be more able to progress to higher levels of free training to secure a skilled job.”
Please complete this form to register your interest. We will be in touch to provide you with more details.
To find out more about studying the numeracy courses or to apply, contact Sue Cater by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org or calling: 07527 716 271.
Last updated: 25th May 2023
Originally posted on: 16th February 2023