Numeracy Skills for Employability – Free Online Course


Improve your mathematical confidence and gain the skills to pass employers’ numeracy tests with a new free online course being run by our Mathematics Education Centre this June.

This course will help you improve or revise your knowledge of mathematics. You will gain the numeracy skills needed to succeed in both employers’ numeracy tests and the workplace. It is designed to build your confidence.

Over three weeks, the course will look at where numbers occur in everyday life and what numeracy means in this context. It will look at the rationale behind employers’ numeracy testing and the skills you will need to be successful.

In addition to refreshing your understanding of specific numeracy skills (such as percentages, ratios, averages and currency conversions), you will develop essential skills for interpreting numerical data and understanding statistics. The course will develop your skills through a carefully paced, step-by-step introduction to relevant topics with opportunities to check your understanding through quizzes. There will be feedback at every stage.

To find out more and to register for the course, visit this link: