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What is Multiply?

Multiply is a new nationwide government-funded programme to help you improve your numeracy skills, build your confidence and possibly gain a qualification. 

With the current situation of the cost of living, it is the best time now to improve your own skills in working with numbers. Good numeracy skills can also help open a variety of different job opportunities for you. All of our courses will be suitable for beginners and you will be able to learn at your own pace. 

What type of courses will you be delivering? 

We will be delivering a variety of courses, including short courses and day sessions. We have the following courses that you can join:

  • Money made easy 

  • Fun with maths

  • Budgeting

  • Live well for less

  • Easy cooking skills

  • Family and maths


What are the entry requirements?

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  • You must be aged 19+

  • Reside or work in Blackburn with Darwen

  • Have the right to live and work in the UK

  • Not have a GCSE in grade C/4 or above

If you would like to join our qualification based courses, you will be asked to come in for an initial assessment to see what level you are currently at. 

What are the fees?

All our courses offered through Multiply are free of charge.

Where can I learn?

You can choose to learn at a range of venues across the Borough, including our neighbourhood learning centres at Bank Top NLC and Audley NLC. 

What should I do next?

If you would like further information, please call 01254 507720 or 01254 581175. 


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This was a great course for helping me improve and learn a new skill. Meeting & communicating with other people. Thank you. BwD Learning I thoroughly enjoyed this course. 

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