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Frequently Asked Questions

What is SkillsAware?

SkillsAware connects employers with training and development providers through an online directory.

Who is it for?

SkillsAware is designed to help three sets of users:

How does it help training and development providers?

SkillsAware provides you with an intuitive and powerful dashboard, which allows you to:

How does it help employers?

Our online directory makes it easy for you to:

We are working on a number of exciting features specifically for employers. Follow us on Twitter to be the first to know when they launch.

What are 'listings'?

Listings contain information about the services offered by providers. SkillsAware currently allows for six types of listing: Open (training); Bespoke (training); Online (training); Consultancy; Mentoring; and Coaching. Providers add one or more listings to their profile, and these are searchable through the SkillsAware directory. Open listings can also have events — specific dates, times and locations.

How much does it cost?

SkillsAware is, and will remain, a free service to employers.

Will I need to install software?

No. SkillsAware is entirely browser-based.

What about the security of the website and my information?

We are dedicated to ensuring your privacy and safety when using SkillsAware, as set out in our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. We will never sell your details to third parties, nor pass them on without your knowledge and consent.

Do you offer discounts for charities / social enterprises?

Yes. If you provide free or community-orientated training and development, please email us to learn more about our discounts.

Where is SkillsAware based?

SkillsAware is based in the United Kingdom, and is owned and operated by R&S Hughes Limited. At the moment, you can only register as a provider if you are based in the United Kingdom.

Who can I contact if I want to know more?

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. You can email us or connect with us on Twitter.