Course overview

THIS IS A FREE 'MULTIPLY' COURSE FOR NORFOLK RESIDENTS ONLY. Please only apply for this course if you live in the County of Norfolk, UK. Are you in control of your personal finances? Do you need help with managing your spending? A budget spreadsheet can provide you with an at-a-glance snapshot of your financial picture. Learn how to make your own budget spreadsheet with basic ready-made calculations to create your own home budget. Get on track with your finances, identify areas where you could make savings and reduce costs.

Course description

With the new year approaching, there has never been a better time to get control over your personal finances. Managing personal finances is a daunting prospect for most people. But having the right tools can help make it less challenging. Budgeting is a great way to keep track of your spending, income, and savings. This will ensure that you are on track with your finances and can meet future goals.

On this course we will show you how to use spreadsheets to manage your personal finances. When you sign up to the WEA, you will be given your own version of Microsoft Office 365 Online, which includes a free version of Excel that you can use to help you complete online tasks using the WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas.

We will show you how to make use of freely available budgeting templates. Using simple functions and calculations to work out how much you are spending and identify areas where you could make savings and reduce costs.

You will have the opportunity to discuss your progress with the tutor. You will also be able to set your own personal learning goals and get one to one support towards achieving them.

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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