BBO Money Sorted in D2N2:Introduction into Tenancy

Ref: C2341192

This course centres around the importance of maintaining regular payment of bills. It covers how to pay bills, read meters, save energy and reduce your overall costs of running a home.

Additional information about this course

Session is only for participants engaged on the BBO project called Money Sorted in D2N2 as funds are paid for by Big Lottery and ESF. If you interested in joining the project, please go to http://moneysortedind2n2.org/ to find out more.

Course aim

The aim of the course is to explore and consider the real costs of running a home.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Develop an understanding of the different methods of paying bills.
  • Identifying when bills are due and deciding which payment method is best from either direct debit, phone or counter payment.
  • How to live within your means and identifying priority and non-priority bills.
  • Identifying gas and electric meters and how to read them.
  • How to reduce household running costs to save money.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation
  • Access the WEA What Next? booklet here http://www.wea.org.uk/learn-wea/what-can-i-do-next

Download full course information sheet

BBO Money Sorted in D2N2:Introduction into Tenancy

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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