How we can help?

You’ll probably find the answer you’re looking for below. If not, feel free to get in touch.

Please see our work experience page for more information which provides you with the opportunity to apply for virtual work experience.

By signing up to LifeSkills online you’ll earn points for visiting pages, using tools or watching videos. At 250 points, you’ll unlock milestones to help you track your LifeSkills progress. Show employers how hard you’re working to improve your skills by adding them to your CV or LinkedIn profile. Find out more

Once you have completed your CV online you will be able to download and save it to your own computer. You will then be able to update and edit this saved copy on your own device.

All our resources are designed to be delivered by educators and it is easy to search for lesson plans here.

With our range of lessons mapped to each nation’s curriculum, LifeSkills can form an integral part of your careers offering whatever your setting and supports you in embedding these skills across your organisation. 

We also run conference calls to help you make the most of our resources, where we will run through what employability and financial capability resources we have available, together with any questions you have on topics and themes which are important to your organisation and what we have available. 

Click here to email us with a time that would suit you for one of these calls


Thanks for getting in touch about requesting volunteers. Barclays employees support LifeSkills lessons run by professional facilitators from our charity partners at selected secondary schools and colleges across the UK according to their location and local measures of deprivation. You can check your institution’s eligibility here.

Please see our work experience page for more information which provides you with opportunities for your students to apply for virtual work experience.

We also have a range of free activities you can use in the classroom or where your students can work through independently, to get an understanding of different organisations and industries and what employability skills are used.

A selection of teacher resources is available to download or order from our resource page when you register or log in to LifeSkills. Printed copies should arrive within 10–15 working days of your request.

You can order up to 250 LifeSkills leaflets for your careers fair here and these will arrive within 10 – 15 working days. Unfortunately, we don’t organise careers fairs attendance through LifeSkills, but we suggest contacting your local Barclays branch to ask if anyone would be available to attend your event.

Students aged 14+ are able to register for their own LifeSkills account and access online content for them to work through independently by clicking on the website ‘I’m here to help myself’.  Adult learners can also access a range of articles and click on the Working Life tab.

Please see our work experience page for more information which provides you with the guidance on how your child can apply for virtual work experience.  We also have a range of free activities they can work through to get an understanding of different organisations and industries and what employability skills are used.

If your child is 14+ they can register online. It’s completely free, and they’ll be able to begin preparing for the world of work right away with our CV Builder, Wheel of Strengths tools and many more interactive tasks to help boost their employability skills.

We also have resources for you to work through together with your child by clicking on ‘I’m here to help others’, then ‘Home Learning’.

The website is completely free.  The articles are designed to support you to develop within the workplace with a focus on how you can continue to develop skills for the workplace to becoming more confident with money.  You can access by clicking on I’m here to help myself’, then ‘Working Life’.

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