Free maths courses for adults

Multiply is a new FREE fully-funded programme of three courses to help adults across the UK to improve their numeracy skills. Whether you’re looking to boost your number skills to progress at work or to help with daily tasks, Multiply could be the next step in unlocking your potential.

Find out more about our range of free numeracy courses where you can gain a qualification, and build your confidence in using numbers at work or in everyday life.

Build confidence with numbers

Do you not get along with numbers? Is your lack of confidence stopping you from applying for jobs?

This course is a stepping-stone qualification that will both boost your confidence and enable you to progress to further qualifications such as a Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths or GCSE.

This course will help if you:

• Need more confidence before starting a college course
• Have a learning difficulty or disability
• Speak English as a second language
• Want to progress in your career and feel maths is holding you back.


Support your child with maths homework

Does helping your children with their homework leave you feeling frustrated?

Develop your confidence with everything from fractions to algebra. This course empowers and educates parents to support their children’s learning and makes it easier to help with homework. You’ll be shown current methods used in schools today and will be taken through the maths curriculum.

This course will help you:

• Develop confidence in maths
• Develop your understanding of the maths curriculum for Years 1 to 11
• Learn the current maths methods taught in schools.

Manage your budget

Do you need help getting to the root of your household budget?

This course will help you organise your finances. It will boost your numeracy skills with an emphasis on money management and daily expenditure.

This course will help you:

• Compare and choose loans, credit cards and energy tariffs
• Improve budgeting, planning and management of household expenses
• Understand how tax is calculated for your wages

How are the courses delivered?

  • Study for three hours each week over eighteen weeks
  • 54 hours in total
  • Options for intensive study are also available
  • Learners are expected to complete a 45-minute paper-based assessment at the end of the course