Course overview

Here at the WEA we believe in bringing education within reach of everyone Our maths course is designed to give everyone the opportunity to learn and develop the essential numeracy skills they need to succeed at any age. We want to help people to improve their ability to understand and use maths in daily life. This Maths for the care course is an opportunity to learn new skills to support you no matter what role you play in work. You will be able to understand how to use new maths skills to support with your children's homework, along with managing finances and supporting you in your career progression.

Course description

This Maths for the Care sector course will support individuals working within care to develop numeracy skills to support their career goals. The skills learnt can be used to develop confidence in monitoring and recording blood pressure, heart rates, medication, using spreadsheets to understand data and a number of other tasks. You will have the opportunity to move onto level 1 and 2 functional skills qualifications in Maths.

The focus is on giving you practical skills for work and knowledge in numbers to help you develop new and existing skills and will learn new strategies to be proactive in your job role. This is an online course, you can join from the comfort of your home or workplace and get the required Maths skills. You will need to have a computer/ laptop / tablet, a stable internet connection and basic IT skills to attend the course. Sessions will be delivered via Zoom using Canvas which is our online learning platform. Our expert Maths Tutor will support you fully and completely throughout your Maths learning journey

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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