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Workplace skills

Maths, English and IT are essential skills for the workplace and for life. If you haven’t achieved a GCSE in maths or English (or equivalent) previously, our courses are completely free.

We will break down barriers to learning and support you with these essential qualifications to achieve your goals!

Blended Learning

Our courses are delivered in the classroom. However, for those who may find it difficult to attend on some occasions we offer blended learning which will allow you to complete up to 20% of your course from home via remote sessions and independent study. Your tutor can discuss with you your individual circumstances to agree the best option for you.

Maths & English for a successful future


Available across the UK, Multiply will make it easy for you to access free numeracy training and advice that fits around your other commitments, so you can gain the skills and confidence you need to use numeracy at work or in everyday life. From Spring 2022, if you are aged 19+ and do not have maths GCSE at grade C (or equivalent), you can take advantage of Multiply.

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Benefits of studying as an adult

Improve mental wellbeing. Learning a new skill, or enhancing an existing one, can improve and maintain your mental wellbeing and keep your mind active.

Develop your self-confidence. Studying will provide you with a sense of achievement and empowerment as you develop confidence in your own skills.

Improve your quality of life. Studying will allow you to become more motivated to improve and learn, and will help you to achieve a sense of self-fulfillment.

Increase your earning potential. Studying will help to expand your skillset, improve your prospects for progression and will give you the competitive edge when applying for a promotion or new job.

Improve your ability to succeed. You may wish to study in order to validate your knowledge and experience and to show what you are capable of, which will increase your ability to succeed.

Develop a support network. Studying will enable you to meet like-minded people, who you can network and collaborate with and share good practice.

Choose the direction of your future. You will gain access to more career and life opportunities so you can be in control and choose the direction your future takes.

Reasons to study as an adult:

  • To get back into education or gain a qualification
  • To learn a new skill or keep your mind active
  • To meet new friends or develop an interest
  • To progress your career or embark on a new one
  • To achieve a lifelong ambition or take on a new challenge