Essential Skills

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This page provides information on Essential Skills courses.

Essential Skills Courses

If you want to find out more about joining an Essential Skills course, all the information you need is on the government's website, nidirect.

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Essential Skills - Advice for Employers

If you are an employer who is interested in offering learning opportunities within the workplace or at your local Further Education College, you can find the information on what to do next on the government's website, nidirect.

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Information for Course Providers

If you are a provider of Essential Skills courses visit our guidance section for up-to-date guidance and resources.

Information for Course providers

Publications and Statistics

The Department produces a range of statistical and other publications about Essential Skills.