We use Barclays bank Life Skills Programme to support young people to get the skills they need for a better future.

Using an online platform, Barclays Life Skills bring together resources for teachers, parents, and businesses to help young people to achieve their goals.

This include:

• Build a job-hunting toolbox

Find out how social media can supercharge a CV, get tips for creating strong covering letters and LinkedIn profiles, and practice interview techniques.

• Identify skills

Interactive challenges to help identify and develop personal skills – with useful advice on selling these skills to employers.

• Gain experience

Offered by businesses, organised by teachers and driven by young people – by working through LifeSkills online, they’ll unlock valuable work experience.

Under the student resources young people can also kick start their journey by working through LifeSkills content independently, dependent on their life stage, for example ‘At School’ ‘At College’ etc.

There is also content on supporting their financial wellbeing with ways to help keep their information and money safe as well as managing debt. They can then focus on the practical employability skills such as Virtual interview practice toolCV builderCV TipsLinkedIn,Independent livingdifferent types of interviews and Practice online assessment tests.

For more details please visit: https://barclayslifeskills.com/