Course description

It’s more important than ever these days to be able to budget your income effectively. On this short course you will learn strategies for managing money whether that is, for example, shopping for food or choosing the best phone contract for you. Even if you think you don’t have very good maths skills, these are the kinds of strategies which could have a really positive impact on how you use those skills.

Join us on this journey and start to develop the maths skills which will help you to manage your household budget.

What can this course lead to?

You might like to try Essential Skills;

Whole Number & Decimals
Essential Skills: Measure, Charts & Graphs.

or even go onto a Functional Skills Maths course at the level which is best for you.

Want to learn more?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Open Events.


Northern College, Yorkshire

Course session dates

Session dates for 12 October 2022 - 13 October 2022

  • Tuesday 11 Oct 2022 to Wednesday 12 Oct 2022

Session dates for 22 February 2023 - 23 February 2023

  • Wednesday 22 Feb 2023 to Thursday 23 Feb 2023

Course fees and funding support


* This course is fully funded for eligible students.

If you are not eligible, the cost of the course is £25.00. If you choose to stay residentially, and you are not eligible via the residential funding assessment, there will be an additional fee to pay. The vast majority of students are eligible to study and stay residentially for free and we will confirm when you apply.