Courses to build life skills

Learn life skills with the largest charitable provider of adult education in England and Scotland. Adult learning isn’t like school. Everyone belongs at the WEA. You’ll get meaningful, and tailored support, so you can reach your full potential. Our classes are friendly and fun, designed for adults like you. We won’t talk down to you and you’ll learn skills that you’ll use in everyday life.

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What are life skills?

Simply put, they are skills that make everyday life easier. Life skills include cooking, budgeting, communicating with others, health, well-being and managing emotions. Sometimes this means learning new things, and sometimes it means building on things you already know.

Sometimes adulting can be hard. These courses can help make it feel just that bit easier, make you feel more independent and empower you to face the future ahead.

Small steps to larger goals

You don’t have to have big goals in mind. Just take small steps towards boosting your skills and improving your wellbeing. Whether it is learning to budget better or cook healthier food. Building your confidence or gaining independence. There is a course for you.

When you study with us, you will:

  • Build your confidence
  • Learn new life skills
  • Improve your everyday life and wellbeing

Take a look at our great range of courses and start making a positive change today.

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Improve Your Maths in Everyday Activities (Multiply)

Learn maths in a fun and engaging way to open doors to work and study opportunities. This course teaches you essential maths skills through practical examples and will support you in everyday situations. It will help you to develop practical maths skills such helping your child with maths in primary school, helping you to save money with your utility bills, shopping calculations. It’s ideal for you if you would like to progress onto other maths courses GCSE-equivalent maths qualification. Whether you have studied basic Maths before or you are completely new to it, you will find value in this Maths course. You do not need any special tools to attend, just yourself and some enthusiasm. Start your Maths journey by registering for this course today! This course is free for anyone who hasn’t achieved a GCSE maths grade 4.

Course Information

Dates:
Wed 19/06/2024 -
Wed 17/07/2024
Times:
9:30am - 12:30pm
Duration:
9 sessions
Location:
Cayley Primary School (London)
Aston St
London
E14 7NG
Tutor:
Elena Hawkins
Course code:
Q00014174
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
8 places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee:
Free

Textiles and Fashion: Advanced Sewing Projects. (Multiply)

Discover the wonderful world of numeracy through sewing and advanced sewing projects. It will help you to develop you numeracy skills in textile and advanced sewing. This course is suitable for those who have completed intermediate sewing courses and are familiar with existing sewing skills. Develop your skills further to advanced level by sewing, measuring and adjustment skills needed to make advanced sewing projects, and deepen your knowledge of calculations and textiles. You do not need any special tools to attend, just yourself and some enthusiasm. Start your advanced sewing journey today by registering for this course and discover where your sewing journey takes you!

Course Information

Dates:
Wed 19/06/2024 -
Wed 17/07/2024
Times:
9:00am - 11:45am
Duration:
5 sessions
Location:
Gayton House (London)
Chiltern Road
London
E3 4BX
Tutor:
Mona Nashed
Course code:
Q00014930
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee:
Free

Budgeting and Money Management (Multiply)

Learn maths in a fun and engaging way to open doors to work and study opportunities. This course teaches you essential maths skills through practical examples and will support you in everyday situations. It will help you to develop practical maths skills such helping your child with maths in primary school, helping you to save money with your utility bills, shopping calculations. It’s ideal for you if you would like to progress onto other maths courses GCSE-equivalent maths qualification. Whether you have studied basic Maths before or you are completely new to it, you will find value in this Maths course. You do not need any special tools to attend, just yourself and some enthusiasm. Start your Maths journey by registering for this course today! This course is free for anyone who hasn’t achieved a GCSE maths grade 4.

Course Information

Dates:
Wed 26/06/2024 -
Thu 18/07/2024
Times:
9:15am - 11:45am
Duration:
8 sessions
Location:
Central Foundation Girls' School (London
25-33 Bow Road
London
E3 2AE
Tutor:
Fatima Dana
Course code:
Q00014177
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee:
Free

Budgeting and Money Management (Multiply)

Learn maths in a fun and engaging way to open doors to work and study opportunities. This course teaches you essential maths skills through practical examples and will support you in everyday situations. It will help you to develop practical maths skills such helping your child with maths in primary school, helping you to save money with your utility bills, shopping calculations. It’s ideal for you if you would like to progress onto other maths courses GCSE-equivalent maths qualification. Whether you have studied basic Maths before or you are completely new to it, you will find value in this Maths course. You do not need any special tools to attend, just yourself and some enthusiasm. Start your Maths journey by registering for this course today! This course is free for anyone who hasn’t achieved a GCSE maths grade 4.

Course Information

Dates:
Wed 26/06/2024 -
Thu 18/07/2024
Times:
12:30pm - 3:00pm
Duration:
8 sessions
Location:
Central Foundation Girls' School (London
25-33 Bow Road
London
E3 2AE
Tutor:
Fatima Dana
Course code:
Q00014182
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee:
Free