Managing your Personal Finances

This course will be delivered online.

The aim of the course is to provide you with an overview of the different aspect of money management, to ensure long term financial stability.

Course Content

We will review areas including:
- Savings: the characteristics of ISAs, bonds, saving accounts and other financial products;
- Borrowings: loans, mortgages and other ways to borrow money;
- Investments: ways to invest that minimize risk and maximise reward over time.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on the start date of the course.

There are no formal entry requirements but it is advisable to have a good standard of English and maths.

Attendance Requirements

Please fill in the enrolment form online via or contact the Information and Guidance team on

Assessment Methods

This session that will start and end with a self-assessment of knowledge and skills. Feedback from peers and facilitator will help everyone to achieve the aims of the session.

Further Study Options

Depending on your previous qualifications and experiences, you can enrol on one of our courses in Accounting.

Additional Information

Some of our courses are now delivered through remote learning, including video conferencing (using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype) and email contact with your tutor.

If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.

We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.

Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our eLearning support team via the Student Intranet Portal: We are here to help you.