Skills Builder Expanded Universal Framework for learners with additional needs

  • The Skills Builder Universal Framework is a progression roadmap for building eight essential skills
  • Essential skills are defined as those skills which are needed in any kind of job and are how the Careers and Enterprise Company define “employability skills”
  • The eight essential skills are Listening & Speaking, Problem Solving & Creativity, Staying Positive & Aiming High, Leadership & Teamwork


  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Template
  • SEND