Welcome to

Multiply

Courses designed to bring back your confidence in numbers.

 

Various

days p/w

Various

course length

Torbay

LOCATIONS

Overview

Are you 19+ and get anxious when it comes to Maths? 

You’re not alone 57% of the working age adult population in England are in the same boat!

Three in 10 people say they are not a “numbers person”. 

It’s our aim to change that. 

 

Multiply offers easy access to free numeracy courses and initiatives that can help you brush up your maths skills and help you become more confident with numbers. Whether you need help in managing your bills, budgeting or you want to improve your potential at work. 

 

Check your Numeracy Level

Our short quiz will help you to understand where you might want to brush up on your numbers.

There are 6 multiple-choice numeracy questions, it will take around 5 minutes to complete and you may use a calculator if you wish. The quiz will also help explain how to get to the correct answer.

 

Our courses are divided into sections to make them as adaptable as possible, with the goal of focusing on the areas where you need the most assistance.

Whether it’s figuring out weights and measures to help you cook, basic computer skills (including arithmetic), improving your ability to help your children with schoolwork, starting your own business, managing your bills and budgeting or preparing for GCSE. Everything is covered in our classes.

Help your children with maths homework, understand your bills or improve your skills at work.

Multiply is for those who:

 

Our courses are designed to focus on the areas you need help with, from weights and measures to computer skills and GCSE preparation.

Not sure where to start? Get in touch for an engagement session to see how we can help

Introductory Sessions

Incorporating maths into fun activities. Learn without even realising. 

We have several fun sessions available which are flexible and adaptable to suit your needs. 

Group Size: Max of 6 people

 

Basic Computer Skills

SHORT COURSE

Do you feel left behind when it comes to technology? Would you like help with basic tasks?

– Getting you familiar

– Set up and use email

– Use programmes (setup on Century to practice Maths and keep your mind sharp)

An introductory course that gives you the tools to be able to continue learning from home.

Jewellery Making

SHORT COURSE

Based around a market stall scenario you will learn the skills to be able to plan, budget, make products and plan a profitable stall.

– Getting to know the competition

– Budgeting and sourcing materials

– Making Jewellery

– Costings

– Maintaining profits

PERFECT FOR PEOPLE WANTING TO START THEIR OWN CRAFT BUSINESS!

Slow Cooker Sessions

SHORT COURSE

Using a slow cooker is one of the most cost and time effective ways of cooking. Being able to handle starters, mains and desserts! 

– Getting you familiar with a slow cooker

– Budgeting

– Preparing ingredients (weights and measures)

– Cooking and taste testing

– Results survey using graphical data

EVEN TAKE YOUR SLOW COOKER HOME ON COMPLETION!

Learn to cook and have fun! 

Click to view BBC Slow Cooker family recipes

Gardening

SHORT COURSE

If you love the outdoors then why not learn and do what you love? Perfect for any budding gardener or even those wanting to start their own gardening business! 

– Garden design

– Scales, areas and volumes

– Designing gardens for different scenarios (i.e. large back garden, small front garden, patio area etc)

TAKE YOUR HOBBY TO THE NEXT LEVEL!

Help them with homework

SHORT COURSE

Do you dread your young person’s maths homework?    Would you like to learn new ways of helping them, demonstrating patience, using methodical ways of learning and exploring websites that can help.

– Modern maths techniques

– Patient teaching methods

– Helpful online resources

MAKE MATHS FUN AT HOME! 

Beach Cleaning

SHORT COURSE

If none of the above options are you cup of tea then join us on our beach cleaning or environmental walking sessions – get out of the house, do something for the environment and your own health and wellbeing.

– Weights and measures of rubbish collected

– Charting and logging items viewed

INCLUDES A FRIENDLY OPEN DISCUSSION ABOUT YOUR STRUGGLES WITH MATHS AND HOW WE CAN FIND THE MOST SUITABLE TOPIC TO HELP YOU OVERCOME THAT STRUGGLE!  

Beginner Sessions

SHORT COURSE  

Face2Face Sessions

6 People per session MAX

LIFESTYLE

Tailored courses that are more focused on lifestyle. Helping you to navigate through everyday tasks such as budgeting, household bills and work/income. 

Develop your confidence and get better with money management

– Tailored around your needs

– Bills

– Budgeting

– Work/Income

THIS COURSE IS PERFECT FOR BEGINNERS THAT ARE THINKING ABOUT RETAKING THEIR GCSE. START HERE AND WORK YOUR WAY UP TO OUR INTERMEDIATE COURSE

Intermediate Sessions

ONLINE Course

PART TIME, face-to-face course

INTENSIVE, face-to-face course

6 People per session MAX

PREPARE FOR GCSE

The next step – if you are thinking of retaking your GCSE, taking part in this course will get your skills and confidence back on track and prepare you for your pre-qualification assessment.

Flexible courses tailored around your needs. 

– Take part in a Numeracy assessment to check your level

– Sessions from Entry Level to Level 2

– Work towards a functional skills qualification

Wanting to retake your GCSE Math?

ON COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE YOU CAN TAKE A FUNCTIONAL SKILLS QUALIFICATION WITH EAT THAT FROG OR WE CAN REFER YOU COLLEGES OFFERING GCSE QUALIFICATIONS.

Don’t let maths worry you, take the next step with Multiply and find the right course to help build your confidence and ability.

Visit skillsforlife.campaign.gov.uk/multiply to find out about Multiply offers and take your next step to better numeracy.

 

Incentive

Test to gain CSCS Card upon completion 

Access to all Job Centre Plus Offices across the South West 

 

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