Skills Builder: Launchpad

Skills Builder Launchpad can support specific development priorities (e.g. identified through Skills Builder Benchmark) or guide you through a choice of courses based on the essential skills.

Skills Builder Launchpad provides interactive modules for every step of the Skills Builder Universal Framework.

It will support you to:

Identify key concepts and strategies related to the skill step.

Practise the skill step with a choice of interactive online and offline activities.

Articulate your understanding of the skill step through written reflection or discussion with a mentor.

Use Skills Builder Launchpad to:

  • Support individuals to independently build their own essential skills
  • Provide opportunities for skill application in different contexts
  • Encourage meaningful reflections
  • Facilitate targeted essential skills education within a school or college
  • Support transitions to next steps e.g. preparation for interview, articulating skills on a CV


  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • BM8: Personal Guidance
  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Lesson plans
  • Training
  • SEND