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Skills Health Check Tools


Open a Lifelong Learning Account

Before you start using the Skills Health Check Tools we recommend you register for a Lifelong Learning Account. You will then be able to save your progress online and access your Skills Health Check Reports whenever and wherever you need to.

The Lifelong Learning Account is:

  • free
  • quick to open - it only takes a few minutes
  • secure and easy to access
  • an online space where you can save your Skills Health Check, CVs, Action plans and Course searches’
Open an account

Why give your skills a health check?

Are you currently in work and thinking about a change? Searching for jobs? Or just wanting to increase your self-awareness? The Skills Health Check Tools can help you.

The Skills Health Check Tools are a set of online questionnaires with a report. They are designed to give you information about your skills, interests and motivations in the workplace. The tools help you to think about the kinds of jobs that might be best for you in future.

Follow the step by step instructions below to learn more about yourself.

It's as easy as 1,2,3

There’s a range of quizzes to do. You can do as much or as little as you have time for. You can always come back later to finish off your Skills Health Check. You can even take more quizzes before creating your report and speaking to one of our advisers.

Saving your report

Our site keeps your answers and results for 72 hours (three days). This allows you to save where you're up to and come back to it. If you've got a Lifelong Learning Account, your answers and results are kept here for as long as you need them.

  • Take an assessment

    Select an assessment

    First things first, take an assessment. There is no fixed order but the more you do the more complete your skills health check will be. Remember you don't have to do everything in one go - you can come back another time when it suits you or you have more time.

  • View your report

    View your report

    After completing just one quiz, we can start to help you look at what kind of job may be good for you. The more you do, the more we can help. Your report is easy to follow. But if you ever want to talk to someone, we’re here to help.

  • Talk to us

    Talk to us

    Not sure where to go now you have your report? Don't worry - our advisers are here to help. You can contact the National Careers Service by phone, email or even arrange a face-to-face chat.



So, let's get started...

Before you start your Skills Health Check Tools, it helps if we know your education level. That way we can tailor the quizzes to your current level. Take a quick look at the qualification table. Then use the drop down menu below to choose your level before entering the Skills Health Check Tools.

Not sure what qualification level you're at? View qualification table (Opens new window)

Start assessment

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