Multiply Your Confidence with Numbers

Multiply is a government funded initiative with a funding pot of £560 million available to reach adults across the whole United Kingdom over the next three years; improving their functional numeracy skills.

The aim of this is to ensure that by 2030, the number of people successfully completing high-quality skills training will have significantly increased in every area of the United Kingdom. Multiply looks to improve people’s ability to understand and use maths in daily life, home, and work.

This free, online distance learning course is a stepping-stone qualification that will both boost your confidence and enable you to progress to further qualifications such as a Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths or GCSE.

This course will help:

  • multiply your confidence in numbers in your daily life
  • multiply your confidence in numbers  at home
  • multiply your confidence in numbers at work
Course Content

Multiply Your Confidence with Numbers

Unit 1: Multiply your Confidence in your Daily Life

Unit 2: Multiply your Confidence at Home

Unit 3: Multiply Your Confidence at Work



  • Learners need to be aged 19 or over and not have a current mathematics GCSE at grade C or equivalent, or functional skills.
  • There are no formal assessments, and all of the courses and units are auto marked and developed by subject experts.
  • Our courses are for beginners who want to build on their existing maths knowledge.
Multiply Your Confidence with Numbers
LocationDistance Learning – Delivered Online
Duration7.5 hours
Start DateFlexible


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