About the Academy


Innovative and free online employability training

Promo video thumbnail

Created specifically to meet the needs of jobseekers, the Skills to Succeed Academy offers 36 bitesize, interactive modules to pick and choose from, preparing jobseekers for the entire journey of choosing the right career, finding a job and succeeding in the work place.

The training is interactive, featuring relatable characters and focuses on building the skills and confidence to empower jobseekers to take ownership of their job search. Innovative simulations provide a safe environment where Learners can practice for real life situations, such as a job interview, instantly seeing the consequences of their decisions.

How to get access to the Skills to Succeed Academy training?

If you are a jobseeker or a student you can find the Learner Access Code that you will need to use to register on the site by clicking here. If you have heard of the Skills to Succeed Academy through an organisation (e.g. your school, college or careers service provider) please check with them first in case they have their own Access Code. Take a look at the Learner Quick Start Guide if you need help accessing the training or choosing the right modules for you.

Staff/Advisors who have not been given an Access Code by their organisation, can refer to our Getting Started Guide to get access. The Getting Started Guide also provides Staff/Advisors with everything they need to get going on the Skills to Succeed Academy, including information to help you use it across your organisation, including how to share details of the programme across your organisation, what delivery options are available and the support available to you. We also recommend you take a look at our online Advisor Training Module a quick & simple way to learn how to use the training materials and get the most out of it when supporting learners.

About our Partners

About Accenture

Accenture logo

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Our desire to create the Academy was part of our global Corporate Citizenship initiative, Skills to Succeed, focused on supporting people globally to build skills for employment. As part of Skills to Succeed, we are committed to helping 3 million people around the world to build the skills required to get a job or build a business by 2020. In the UK, our challenge was to create a programme with the scale and reach to really make an impact locally. We wanted to create a solution that provided as many young jobseekers as possible with the right skills to understand career choices, find a job and sustain employment. And with our extensive technology and learning expertise, the natural answer was to create and deliver an online learning solution. Hence, the Skills to Succeed Academy was born.

We realised, however, that if we were to create a truly inspiring, engaging and relevant solution, we could not achieve our ambitions alone. So we convened a number of partners, including employability subject matter experts, a creative communications and learning agency, innovative software specialists and, most importantly, young job seekers themselves to work alongside us. Our partners, listed below, provided much of their support on a Pro Bono basis. Their expertise and generosity of time and spirit has resulted in the fantastic solution we have here - the Skills to Succeed Academy. We cannot thank them enough for their dedication and support. To find out more about Accenture and what we do, please visit accenture.com.

About ELBA

ELBA logo

A registered charity, ELBA has over 20 years' experience in enabling successful partnerships between business and the community. As the leading social regeneration charity in East London, ELBA helps hundreds of people into work through its award-winning employment programme. With contacts in over 500 local organisations and a network of employment advisors, ELBA's advice and help was invaluable in making the online curriculum relevant and engaging for young people. ELBA was also able to help us pilot the Academy with young jobseekers across East London prior to its launch.

To find out more about ELBA click here www.elba-1.org.uk

About Replay

Replay Films logo

Replay has been a key content and technology partner for the Skills to Succeed Academy. Replay's expertise in making clear, engaging and effective communications, along with their film and video, learning and new media capabilities, made them a natural partner in the Academy project. In particular, Replay created the cutting edge performance simulation training, underpinning the unique behavioural learning aspects of the training and making it a highly visual and interactive learning experience. Replay provided many of their services on a pro bono basis in support of the vision of the Skills to Succeed Academy.

To find out more about Replay click here replayfilms.co.uk

About Assima

Assima Atlantic Link logo

Assima are great supporters of the Skills to Succeed Academy. They made available, at no cost, their innovative online learning software and award winning technology, which enabled the creation of the original character-based training modules. In addition, Assima provided free training and coaching for the Accenture project team, collaborating with them to build a truly interactive learning programme specifically designed for young people. Assima also created the exciting animations that bring to life the learning for the end user.

Discover more about Assima at www.assima.net or follow @assimaplc on Twitter.

To enhance the user's experience of the Skills to Succeed Academy training, media, such as images and audio, have been used throughout. Some of the media used in the training has come from an external source. The link here will take you to a document that shows the source information for this media.