FREE Short Sessions and Courses to Improve your Number Skills

Age 19+ and live in Aberdeenshire? Maths qualification below Nat 5 or equivalent? The WEA have a range of FREE online Numeracy courses, these include:

  • Supporting Children's Numeracy
  • Getting a Good Deal
  • Cook with Confidence
  • Introduction to starting a childminding business **coming soon, see more below
  • Introduction to Pupil Support **starting 30th April, see more below
  • Excel for employment
  • Excel for home budgeting
  • Financial Literacy
  • Customised Sessions and courses

From helping your child with homework to paying bills and baking, numbers are everywhere.

Improving skills with numbers can help you (or your service users/ employees) to improve your health, help you get a better job and find a good deal.

We deliver short 2-hour taster sessions and 5- or 10-week longer courses (2 hours per week).

We are an SQA Centre and can accredit learning levels 3 and 4 and our digital badges evidence learning up to level 5.

For more information contact [email protected] | [email protected]

Introduction to Pupil Support

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Learn skills for a brighter future and will also help with supporting your children’s numeracy and increasing your confidence.

Running 30th April – 2nd July 10 AM-12 Noon

Use the QR code or register here. Need more info? Get in touch.

Introduction to Starting a Childminding Business

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This course will assist you to prepare for starting a childminding business, understand the processes involved, learn some fun numeric activities, and work out if it is financially viable.

Running Soon

Need more info? Use the QR code or get in touch.

Supporting Childrens Numeracy

Accessible, fun, and inspiring ways to support the numeracy of the children in your life, whether you’re a parent, carer, grandparent, teaching assistant or volunteer.

Cook with Confidence

Cook the food you love for less and improve your number skills at the same time!

Financial Literacy

Short Session: Understand your payslip, get to grips with banking jargon, and understand debt and credit.

Excel for Employment or Home Budgeting

Short Session: Learn how to use spreadsheets for budgeting. Online Course: Learn how to use spreadsheets for budgeting. Understand how to use number functions and formulas. Using Excel in the workplace.

Starting Up a Business

An online course to help with starting a business. Includes getting started, assessing your knowledge, and financial and business planning.

Getting a Good Deal

An online course to help you manage your money. Understand how to make the most of your money. Learn about credit and interest.