Go forward into work

LifeSkills is designed to help young people develop the skills they need for the 21st century workplace.

  • A free programme
  • Content for educators, parents and young people

Kick-start your career

Do you or someone you know need support in preparing for the workplace? A quarter of unemployed young people feel that they perform badly in interviews, and almost two-thirds think that they would benefit from interview training*.

LifeSkills can help – with us you'll find content on building confidence, creating a CV and preparing for interviews, and you can even try virtual work experience.

*LifeSkills young person research, Dec 2015


Make your CV stand out

Our CV Builder could help get you noticed. It's a step-by-step tool full of hints and tips to help you write a CV that'll grab an employer's attention. You can even connect to your social media profiles to uncover more skills. Watch the video to learn more, and create your CV.

Work with young people?

You can help unlock their potential and develop the skills they need to get a job. Sign up to access a range of lesson plans, interactives and videos for free.

Are you a parent?

Help young people thrive in the workplace with LifeSkills. You'll find advice to help build their confidence, prepare for interviews, manage their money – and much more.

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LifeSkills gives young people the advice and support they need to get ready for the world of work. It’s a free programme offering education resources, online activities, events and work experience opportunities. See what you could gain.

Learn with us

We can help you develop your skills and get more from technology.


Coding and online safety for kids

Our Code Playground can help your children learn how to code – and our DigiSafe Cadets can teach them how to stay safe online.


Be confident with computers

Our Tea and Teach, Barclays DigiSafe in Cyber Space and Support Bar sessions are designed to help build your confidence with computers, the internet and Barclays digital services.