Technical Skills

Learn more about Technical skills that include numeracy, writing, digital and coding skills.

Technical Skills

Technical skills cover a wide range of skills often associated with science, maths, and engineering. Different technical skills are needed for different jobs. 

Functional Skills: Maths at work


Multiple videos covering different sectors, from automotive to catering to contruction, on how to address day to day maths challenges in the workplace.

The Complete Guide to Digital Skills

Digital & Data Skills

Learn how upskilling yourself in key digital skills can positively impact your CV and reboot your prospects in a competitive jobs market.

What is Coding?

Basic Coding Skills

A short video giving an overview of coding, including what it is, where it came from and how it works.

What is Coding and Why should you learn it?

Basic Coding Skills

An article and video that describes what coding means, what it is used for, how it works, the benefits, and the different types of coding technologies and languages.

What is Programming?

Basic Coding Skills

A short video explaining what programming is. With opportunity to learn more and complete a quiz to test your understanding if you are intrigued.

Send Professional Emails

Writing Skills

Learn the basics of writing workplace emails. You'll learn about the different parts of an email and some general rules, then you'll practice writing and sending emails for different situations.

Find your potential

Our Find your Potential questionnaire is all about helping you understand what skills you have, what you might enjoy and what jobs could be a great match for you.

It’ll take about 20 minutes to complete. Once you’ve done this, you’ll have access to your personalised feedback profile. This will provide in-depth insight into your strengths and things you may like to develop, as well as show you some jobs that you may be interested in.

You’ll be shown a log-in screen first. If you’ve not used the tool before, please select Register here where you’ll set up a username and password. 

Once you’ve read through your feedback it will suggest learning you can access on this site.