Course overview

This innovative and bespoke course will help you understand the skills you need for everyday life. By attending this face-to-face course at Better Futures in Plymouth you will be supported by our experienced tutor to discover how you can improve your skills in different areas of your everyday life. You don’t need to have any experience to join this course, but you need to be a service user of Better Futures in Plymouth. This course will help you become more independent in your life. It has been written for people who may difficulty in managing everyday life situations like managing money, using transport and shopping. This course will help you to make decisions that will keep you safe, happy and maintain your independence.

Course description

The skills you can learn on this course will include how to better budget your money and understand how you can save money on things like energy and food. You will learn how to compare the weight and capacity of everyday objects so you can make comparisons when you go shopping to find the best value and save you money.

You will also learn how to use language skills to communicate effectively with people in your everyday life. This course will support you to become more independent in your everyday life.

The skills you learn on this course will help you better communicate with other people in different areas of your life, for example when using public transport or at the doctor's surgery.

The course is delivered at the Better Futures centre in Plymouth and has been written for the users of the centre in partnership with Better Futures to equip you with the skills you need in everyday life. You will be in a small group with other learners who also attend Better Futures.

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 alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

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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