If your staff need to brush up their maths skills we can help. Numeracy Skills Support for the Workforce can help your staff develop their maths skills which in turn helps your business. You can Count on Us and our tutors to build up their maths ability.
What’s it about?
Maths is an area that many people just don’t have confidence in, but being assured in your calculations can make your work much easier and can help staff to develop and achieve promotion.
Good maths can help limit mistakes that can affect your bottom line.
Our tutors will support your staff in the workplace, they will use every day work examples in their training, so that what people are learning can be directly applied to their job.
High quality training
Our tutors are highly experienced in helping people to improve their maths. They use examples and teaching methods that the learner is comfortable with, and they are there to support and mentor. The aim to raise their maths towards a Level 2 – equivalent to GCSE A*- C.
Why improve their maths skills?
A recent report produced for the government has highlighted the importance of good maths to business and to the outlook of employees.
The impact on business include:
- Customer cancellations due to errors and misunderstandings
- Cost of rectifying order and despatching errors
- Lost custom
- Recruitment costs due to not being able to fill vacancies internally
Supporting your staff to improve their maths will help improve your productivity and profitability and increase your customer satisfaction.
If your business is based in Essex then your staff may be eligible. Their current level of maths must be below Level 2 and they must be 16 or over.
How to get involved.
If you live in Suffolk and are looking for a helping hand to get a job or training, Opportunity Suffolk may be just what you are looking for? If you face challenges to get you ready for work, Opportunity Suffolk has a network of partners who can support you – whatever challenges you face.
Opportunity Suffolk is a flexible programme designed to help you develop the skills you need and support you into work or take a step towards it.
Opportunity Suffolk is a network of local specialist support organisations with a wide range of expertise to help build skills, gain confidence and meet the challenges you face to get you into employment or training.
The programme is tailored specifically to individual needs, whatever and however complex they may be. You will have a mentor who will be there to support you. If you can’t make it to us, we can come to you.
The programme is funded as part of the Building Better Opportunities by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund.
Who is it for?
Anyone aged 24 or over, who lives in Suffolk and has not worked in the last two years.
What does the programme include?
This flexible programme is designed to meet your needs. It offers intensive targeted support this could include:
- Identifying the development needs and support required
- Information, advice and guidance session
- Financial and budgeting support
- Housing and debt advice
- Childcare support
- English language training
- Mentor to provide continuing support throughout the programme
- Motivation and confidence building
- Action plan to map out the relevant support
- Bespoke package of support to overcome issues you face
- Support applying for jobs
The length of the programme is determined by your needs.
We work with nine different specialist organizations. Find out more about our partners here
If you need to develop further skills and require training, we will help you find it or if you need additional support we can signpost you onto relevant support groups and programmes. Our recruitment team will be on hand to help you find local employment opportunities.
How to get involved