A new free online service,will help people to get improved access to jobs and career development opportunities. Lifelong Learning Accounts will empower adults to take more control over their learning by providing clear information and advice on skills, careers and financial support all in one place.
Account holders will have free access to a number of online tools, including:
* A skills diagnostic tool to identify their interests, strengths and needs
* Localised course and job searches
* A CV builder
* An ‘eligibility checker’ to identify Government funding available to them
* A facility to store all their personal learner information – CVs, skills tests, job and course searches – in one easily accessible place they can share with a careers adviser.
Minister for Further Education, Skills and Lifelong Learning, John Hayes said:
"Lifelong Learning Accounts will encourage individuals to learn, and keep on learning. I want the accounts to help build a national community with the desire to seek out knowledge and skills and invest in their own success... read more
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