23/05/2022 - 27/05/2022
10:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Stirling Community Enterprise
146 Drip Road
This course focusses on financial literacy combined with housing elements for 16-25 year olds with sessions covering the following topics;
Budgeting & Habits - Attitudes towards money, needs & wants, cutting back, budgeting, sources of income
Being independent - Wage slips, tax & NI, benefits, universal credit, steps after move in, reading bills, household costs.
Banking - How banks work, savings and current accounts, interest, forms of payment, choosing an account.
Borrowing & Beyond Today - Forms of borrowing, credit history, debt consequences & prioritisation, looking forward, setting goals.
Tenancies - Tenancy agreements, inventory checks, rights + responsibilities of landlords and tenants, reading meters.
Employability - Identifying personal strengths and skills, developing your CV, researching job opportunities
Accreditation: participants who complete the programme can gain an SCQF Level 4 'Personal Money Management' qualification.
Course Cost: Free