LifeSkills builds the skills needed to move forward into work

Posted: 9th of January 2017 by Naomi Bourne

Whether you’re a careers adviser looking to inspire young people or a young person looking for help and support moving into the world of work, LifeSkills can help.

We’re a free programme which has helped over 3 million young people get the skills they need to move forward in the 21st century work place.  It’s becoming increasingly important that young people leave education not only with appropriate academic results, but with the skills that businesses need now and in the future as technology reshapes our working world.

LifeSkills provides educators, including schools, colleges, universities, charities and youth groups with more than 60 hours of free curriculum linked employability resources such as videos, interactive tools and full lesson plans to help get young people ready for work.

For young people, there’s a range of dedicated online content which provides help and advice on everything from CV writing, interview skills and work experience, to managing online reputation and building communication, problem solving and resilience skills.

LifeSkills is used by over 72% of UK secondary schools and 60% of FE and agricultural colleges and young people have told us the positive impact LifeSkills has had on their careers:

84% are more confident in interviews

53% get a job

72% more motivated and want to achieve more

Registering for LifeSkills is free, quick and easy whether you’re an educator or a young person, just visit the LifeSkills website and start exploring.


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