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This project is funded by the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills.

Key Information

CXK’s Making it Add Up! programme offers a comprehensive numeracy course designed to empower individuals with foundational mathematical skills and confidence. Tailored to support participants in their journey towards positive progression, including employment opportunities and further educational pursuits, Making it Add Up! provides a transformative learning experience over three consecutive days.


Making it Add Up! is a 12-hour course spread across three days, supporting people who don’t yet have a Level 2 maths – helping them build their confidence with maths and gain basic numeracy skills. The programme provides a flexible and engaging learning environment where participants can delve into various numeracy activities, such as budgeting, calculating fuel consumption, and understanding payslips. These activities are complemented by sessions focusing on personal development and career exploration, empowering participants to identify their next steps with confidence.

This course is currently delivered in Margate and Ashford.

CXK is currently offering a £20 high street voucher for every completion of a three day course.

Programme Structure

Taster Sessions:

Potential participants are invited to an engaging 2-hour taster session held in a community setting. These sessions introduce Making it Add Up! and highlight the significance of numeracy in personal and professional development, addressing any fears they have through some simple, fun activities that make numeracy relevant and accessible.

Numeracy Programme:

Spread over three 4-hour sessions, Making it Add Up! covers a range of topics, including understanding the importance of numbers, budgeting, and exploring career options.

Career Support:

All participants will also be offered an opportunity to meet with a qualified National Careers Service adviser who will provide impartial careers information, advice and guidance, including skills assessments, exploring career options using up to date local labour market information, information about apprenticeships and training courses, CV development and supported job search activities.

Support and Referrals:

Recognising the diverse needs of participants, Making it Add Up! offers referrals to additional support services as required, ensuring they receive tailored support to overcome barriers to progression.

Programme Dates

April Programme

Taster session – Wednesday 17th April, 10:30am-12:30pm

Making It Add Up! programme – 22nd, 23rd & 24th April, 10am-2pm daily.

Venue: Droit House, Margate

May/June Programme

Taster session – Friday 29th May, 10:30am-12:30pm

Making It Add Up! programme – 3rd, 4th & 5th June, 10am-2pm daily.

Venue: Droit House, Margate

July Programme

Taster session – Thursday 4th July, 10:30am-12:30pm

Making It Add Up! programme – 8th, 9th and 10th July, 10am-2pm daily.

Venue: The Old Court, Ashford

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for in Making it Add Up!, please complete our Contact Form.


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