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Course Summary

Living On A Budget
Course Code:
Thursday 18 April 2024
Bury Adult Learning Centre


This is a course for those learners who have sensory, physical or cognitive impairments, neuro-divergent or with mental health conditions. A pre course interview is required, please contact the crentre on 0161 253 5772 to arrange this.

This course is designed to help you build confidence in managing your money, develop skills in planning and budgeting, gain practise in shopping, learn tips for saving money and learn how to make the most of your resources.

The course will be run throughout the year in 3 blocks of ten weeks. Enrolment is every 10 weeks. Each term we will look at different aspects of living on a budget and you will also be able to practise your maths skills.

By the end of the coure, I will be able to:

Identify what items may be purchased in three particular shops
Recognise other ways to shop
Demonstrate finding a particular item
Purchase items using a supermarket
Understand the difference between want and need
Identify what needs to be included in a simple household budget
Know why we need to budget and manage money responsibly
Recognise my own spending habits
Create a simple budget plan
Recognise currency and work with money
Write simple shopping lists
Identify ways to save money when shopping
Identify regular bills/expenses
Recognise weekly expenses.
State which bills/expenses remain the same.
State which bills/expenses can change.
State how a bill might be reduced.
Identify items that might need replacement or repair.
Recognise long term expenses.
Identify ways to reduce waste.
Explore options for reusing and recycling items.
Identify how to save money on household items, bills, personal items and leisure activities.
Reduce my carbon footprint.

Time and Duration

Start Date:
Thursday 18 April 2024
Start Time:
Thursday Morning
Lesson Duration:
Total Weeks:


Bury Adult Learning Centre
18 Haymarket Street
0161 253 5772

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0161 253 5772

Bury Adult Learning Service, Bury Adult Learning Centre, 18 Haymarket Street, Bury, Lancashire BL9 0AQ