Skills Builder: Benchmark

Explore your essential skills in three steps:

Step 1:

Choose an essential skill and answer some simple questions.

Step 2:

Discover your strengths, your areas for development and practical ideas to improve your skills.

Step 3:

Download your personalised Skills Report for yourself, or to share with a mentor, tutor or manager.

Use Skills Builder Benchmark to:

  • Support individuals to reflect on their essential skills in everyday life
  • Facilitate targeted essential skills education within a school or college
  • Measure the impact of skills-building activities
  • Support transitions to next steps e.g. as part of work placements
  • Enable reflection before independently building their skills using Skills Builder Launchpad:


  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Audio
  • Employer engagement
  • Parent engagement
  • Evaluation/impact measurement tool
  • Videos
  • SEND