Support in your local area
The UNISON Cymru Wales learning team is working with expert providers in every part of Wales to help you and your colleagues get fully-funded support to improve your number and maths skills.
This support includes 1-2-1 tutoring, short courses in your workplace directly relevant to your job, community learning opportunities and even GCSE-level qualifications.
Sessions can be tailored to your needs and topics can include…
- Understanding Your Payslip
- Maths for Nurses and HCAs
- Maths for Teaching Assistants
- Cooking on a Budget
- Excel Spreadsheets
Not sure if you need support? Take this quick maths quiz to find out.
As a UNISON member, you are entitled to an account with Staff Skills Academy where you can complete CIPD Certificated courses including
- Basic Maths
- Introduction to Maths
- Budgeting Maths
- Budgeting Like a Boss Maths
Our partners at the Open University have a range of free online OpenLean courses that you can start today, such as…
- Everyday maths
- Mathmateg Bob Dydd (Cymraeg)
- Success with maths
- Units, Numbers and Arithmetic
- Money Saving Expert’s Academy of Money
- Managing my money for young adults
In members in Wales can also get access to a free Wranx e-learning account, which includes revision modules ranging from basic maths to GCSE level.
Plus everyone can learn some simple hints and tips with UNISON’s brilliantly simple and totally free Skills Builder tool.
UNISON College courses are available to members across the UK, and include regular sessions on budgeting and personal finances
If you’re studying at your own expense, UNISON may be able to help with some of the costs associated with that with our range of grants and bursaries.
Money Matters guide
Our newly updated and revised guide to help Welsh public service workers like you to manage your money is available to download.
It has been created for you by Jenny Griffin from UNISON Cymru Wales’ learning team and includes great tips and hints as well as practical resources that everyone can use.