Further education - Skills for work and life

Find out about our skills qualifications for FE colleges, including WorkSkills, Functional Skills, Skilled for Life and Traineeships - and see what professional development and support is available to help you teach them.


On the skills page on our qualifications website you can:

  • see all the qualifications we offer to prepare learners for life and work 
  • read updates from the skills qualifications advisor
  • get teaching support
  • find key dates and timetables.

Our skills qualifications include:

  • Functional Skills
  • BTEC WorkSkills
  • Skilled For Life
  • Traineeships
  • BTEC Specialist and Professional
  • BTEC Entry Level and Level 1
  • Core Skills Scotland
  • Essential Skills Wales
  • MySkills
  • Wider Key Skills

Professional Development