This e-learning course has been developed in conjunction with social housing organisations.
In order to achieve your goals you must trust in your ability to manage your money. You need to be confident that you can make the right choices, avoid bad debt, and make the best use of savings.
Managing tight family budgets is a key issue for many people, simply making ends meet and paying for essentials can be a real challenge, particularly at life transition points such as setting up a home or starting a family. Understanding income and expenditure is the first step in managing your finances.
On completion of this Virtual College course you will understand:
- The reasons why budgeting is so important
- The key steps in setting up a bank account
- The potential benefits of saving
- Different sources available when looking to borrow money and the potential cost of those sources.
On completion of this course you will understand:
- Welcome and Learning Objectives
- Bank Accounts
- Credit reports and summary
The content of this Virtual College course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines
On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.
Approximately 1 hour. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like, and there is no limit on how long you can take to do the course.
This course is intended for Tenants in Social Housing, but will also be relevant for anyone who wants to improve their ability to manage money.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.