Skills Platform News

Christmas Support Hours 2020
11/12/2020
Full details of the Skills Platform's support availability during the 2020 festive period Read More

WorldHost 2020: Empowering Staff to Keep Customers Safe and Happy Beyond COVID-19
08/06/2020
On Monday 8 June, People 1st International is launching WorldHost 2020, a bite-sized e-learning module which extends the globally recognised WorldHost customer service programme, to help businesses to maintain a positive reputation and increase customer confidence post-COVID-19. Read More
 
COVID-19: One in three charities has cancelled services due to lack of digital skills or tech
07/05/2020
Our survey of charity digital skills has been updated to include information on how COVID-19 has affected the sector. One early finding is that one in three lack the skills or tech to cope. Read More

New guidance released on CSTF mandatory training during Covid-19
30/04/2020
New guidance released by Skills for Health and Health Education England following a review of the minimum requirements for statutory and mandatory training during the Covid-19, has identified that four key subject matters should be focused on to ensure training is maintained for frontline workers. Read More
 
Coronavirus Update - Our Promise to You
14/04/2020
As the number of COVID-19 cases rise and concerns around the pandemic escalate, we want to reassure you that the Skills Platform are committed to supporting our customers, the NHS and wider healthcare sector during this novel crisis. Read More

Christmas Support Hours
17/12/2019
Full details of the Skills Platform's support availability during the festive period Read More
 
Charity Digital Skills Report 2019 Launched
13/06/2019
The Charity Digital Skills Report is the definitive survey of the digital skills landscape across the third sector. Now in its third year, the report provides an annual barometer of the state of digital skills within the charity sector. Read More

The story behind The Charity Digital Skills Report
25/04/2019
If you were trying to improve your fitness, what’s the first thing you’d do? You might join a gym, get advice from a personal trainer or start working out with a friend. Either way you’d probably want to know where you were at before setting yourself some goals, whether it’s running a 5k or doing a triathlon. If you want to move forward you’ve got to find out where you are. That’s the rationale behind The Charity Digital Skills Report. Read More
 
Skills Platform Summer Special: 10% Discount on eLearning
02/08/2018
Throughout August, visitors to the Skills Platform can enjoy an extra 10% off all eLearning courses from Skills From Health by using the promotional code 'summer18' at the checkout. Read More

Launch: The Care & Support West Training Hub
18/04/2018
Care and Support West, a leading body representing social care and health providers in the South West has joined up with Skills for Health’s Skills Platform to create an integrated online training hub for local providers. Responding to member feedback, Care and Support West has worked with the Skills Platform tackle to tackle urgent issues surrounding the provision of quality, evidence-based training in the adult care sector. Read More
 
 
The West Yorkshire & Harrogate Excellence Centre Network
15/02/2018
The West Yorkshire & Harrogate Excellence Centre (WYHEC) has spent the Autumn period working with partner organisations across health and care as well as private, voluntary and not for profit sectors to identify key areas where they could collaborate to provide cross sector training to staff. Read More

 
Digital Skills Report: Our Partnership With The Charity Learning Consortium
22/01/2018
This year, we are proud to be partnering with the Charity Learning Consortium to help expand the reach of the 2018 Charity Digital Skills Report. The Charity Learning Consortium offer cost effective, quality eLearning to more than two million people in the third sector across the UK Read More
 
 
Skills Platform September 17 Newsletter
08/09/2017
Welcome back to the latest Skills Platform Training Bulletin for September. Whether you have kids at school or not, it certainly feels like it's back to work time this week. With this in mind, we've picked out some courses that might come in handy. Read More

 
Skills Platform Summer Special: Up to 25% Discount
17/07/2017
With the office often half full though, it can be a good time to get through those annoying tasks like sorting your eLearning. through those annoying tasks like sorting your eLearning. To help you with this, we have prepared a Skills Platform Summer Special with up to 25% off eLearning from now until the end of August. Read More
 
 
Skills for Health Completes Purchase of Last Minute Learning
03/07/2017
Skills for Health have completed the purchase of the specialist health and social care training website Last Minute Learning. The listings and content will be merged with Skills for Health’s well established training platform the Skills Platform. Read More

 
Access our all-new ‘Clinical eLearning Hub’
31/01/2017
Discover all about our Clinical eLearning Hub with all of your clinical eLearning requirements in one central location. Read More
 
 
2017 – new year, new start!
20/01/2017
With 2016 behind us, let us talk you through our plans for the year ahead with several new website enhancements, a brand new Clinical eLearning Hub, Care Certificate Implementation Toolkit and Support Worker Development Index. Read More

 
RCNi Lists on the Skills Platform
20/01/2017
We are proud to announce a new partnership with RCNi Learning to list their courses on the Skills Platform. RCNi have a suite of online learning tools to help nurses and support workers in their training, re-validation and continuing professional development. There are over 130 interactive, evidence based learning modules which have been accredited by the RCN and review by professional experts. Read More
 
 
Skills Platform Top 7 - Brilliant Support Workers, Charity Digital and Mental Health
09/11/2016
The Skills Platform Top 7 - A regular round up of top articles and news across the health & charity sector. In this installment - Vote for your health hero, brilliant clinicians and why email marketing is still pretty darn good. Read More

 
Health Work Experience
12/10/2016
The Skills Platform is collaborating with the National Skills Academy of Health, Health Education England, the Job Centre Plus and the Department for Health to develop a Work Experience portal. The initial target audience for the portal is those people Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET), though there is scope to open to all young people looking to explore a career in health care. Read More
 
 
Top 7 - Charity Social Toolkit, Apprenticeship Levy & The #MissingType
17/08/2016
The Skills Platform Top 7 - A regular round up of top articles and news across the health & charity sector. This week - The employers guide to healthcare apprenticeships, the apprenticeship levy, 7 requirements for digital transformation and the #missingtype campaign. Read More