Course overview

The ESOL course for adults integrates English language skills with budgeting fundamentals in order to equip learners with more confidence in budgeting in the British systems. Participants will develop language proficiency while mastering essential budgeting concepts to help them manage their personal finances. Topics cover basic vocabulary related to finance, such as income, understanding pay slips expenses, banking terminology, savings, benefits, bills, universal credit etc. Practical exercises and real-life examples will be used to help with understanding of budgeting principles in real-life scenarios.

Course description

The course helps you understand how to save, make a budget, track daily spending, understand some of the British banking system as well as types and costs of debt.

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Make a budget

  • Track daily spending

  • Set savings goals

  • Understand the cost of debt

  • Understand payslips and pay bills

You will have the opportunity to gain confidence in speaking to others, improve listening skills, increase ability to build new relationships, improve confidence in problem solving and resilience when things go wrong, develop patience, improve self-esteem and increase motivation to try new things.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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