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Functional Skills
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Digital Skills

About us

Skills Forward is one of the UK’s leading eLearning assessment solutions for Functional Skills and GCSE and employability skills. We were the first company to introduce an online Functional Skills package in the UK.

We’re a not-for-profit company and part of the NCFE Group. Our core purpose is to promote and advance learning and we achieve this by providing the opportunity to develop new skills for life and work enabling progression into employment or further education through our products and services.

Our unique assessments, resources and summative assessments can transform how organisations approach Functional Skills, GCSE and the employability skills development of learners.

Last year, we provided over 2.9 million assessments to the post-16 employability and skills sector. 

This digital learning and development platform software is used by colleges, training providers and employers who want accurate visibility of learner progress across a variety of work-based learning programmes and to digitally capture evidence of a learner’s skills, knowledge and occupational competency.

 Skills Forward work collaboratively with the sector to ensure the needs of their customers and the learners come first. We are driven by the individual successes of the people who use our learning platform and access our curriculum. 

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