FREE course to increase your skills and confidence with numbers
Grace Eyre is delighted to have received further funding for year 2 of the successful Multiply ‘Money and Numbers Course’ from Brighton & Hove City Council and the Governments Levelling Up fund.
The sessions take place every Friday morning at Grace Eyre, 36 Montefiore Road, Hove BN3 6EP from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon starting on Friday 29th September 2023.
The courses are for adults with a learning disability and/or autism who would like to improve their confidence and learn about:
- Using and understanding numbers in everyday contexts
- Using and understanding money
- Budgeting and money management
- Bank accounts and online banking
Each week, for 8 weeks, you will attend a 2-hour session led by an experienced numeracy and SEN tutor with support from Grace Eyre.
Courses are free to attend but commitment to attend all 8 sessions is a requirement.
The course will be repeated, and more information is available from the Employability and Skills team.
These courses are for people:
- Living in Brighton & Hove
- With a learning disability and/or autism
- Aged 19+
- Do not have a level 2 maths qualification
How to Apply
Places are limited so please don’t hesitate to apply or get in touch for more information.
You may like to match the Money and Numbers course with our Employability and Skills as they work hand in hand. You can do the courses at the same time or on different occasions.
If you have any queries, please contact our Employability and Skills team: email@example.com
Free courses in Employability and Skills at Grace Eyre
The introduction of the new Employability and Skills course, which is funded by Brighton & Hove City Council and the UK Shared Prosperity Fund, is a perfect complement to Money and Numbers, providing courses which will focus on the participants aspirations into further training/volunteering or the world of work.
If you are interested in furthering your independence into the world of work, or you know someone who would like to take up either or both of the following courses, please read on.
The course is for people with learning disabilities and/or autism aged 18 or over.
These 12-week courses will take part twice a week, for three hours per session. They take place at Grace Eyre, 36 Montefiore Road, Hove, BN3 6EP every Wednesday and Thursday.
There are three courses available for the Employability & Skills Project.
Tuesday and Thursday from 9.30 – 12.30
Commencing Thursday 14th September 2023 to Tuesday 5th December 2023.
This first course is now full, the second one starts on 23rd October.
Monday and Wednesday from 9.30 -12.30
Commencing Monday 23rd October 2023, with a seasonal break from Wednesday 20th December, returning on Wednesday 3rd January 2024 and finishing on Monday 22nd January 2024.
Days to be confirmed.
Commencing Monday 4th December 2023, with a seasonal break then recommencing on 3rd January 2024 and finishing the week of 12th February 2024.
Participants will commit to their course and to building a portfolio that they can take away with them at the end.
They will learn all many aspects of the world of work including.
- Work experience placement preparation and review
- Workplace expectations
- Building a CV and writing a cover letter
- Job search skills.
- Filling out an application form
- Preparing for an interview and taking part in a mock interview
- Preparing for work experience, shadowing, volunteering, or taking part in a course
- Rights and responsibilities at work
- Health and Safety at work
- Planning a journey to work
- Progression routes and planning for the future
- Where to find additional sources of support and advice
At the end of each course, participants will receive a certificate and a written reference from the Job Coach, we will also be a named referee on their CV should they wish. It is our intention that the skills, knowledge, and experience gained will form the building blocks of future success.
We would also hope that people taking part would like to become part of an alumni network so that people can continue to share their employment stories.
How to Apply
You may like to match the Employability and Skills course with our Money & Numbers course as they work hand in hand. You can do the courses at the same time or on different occasions.
If you are a Disability Confident employer who would like to offer one of the people on this project a work-based opportunity, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
We can also help if you’d like to find out more about becoming Disability Confident.
We look forward to hearing from you. You can contact our Employability and Skills team: