The curriculum focuses on developing core employability skills in three main areas; In the Workplace, Employability Skills and Digital Skills.

The curriculum also aligns with the Skills Builder Universal Framework and is a great opportunity to practise and reflect on the essential skills in preparation for employment.

Below is a high-level overview of the curriculum content, please click on the tabs to open each section. You can click on the links within the tabs to go direct to the module via the login screens with the access codes below:

Platform Skills to Succeed Login Digital Skills Registration Screen
Module  In the Workplace
Employability Skills
Digital Skills
Access Code Staff: MTW123STAF
Learner: MTW123
No code required, register with your name and email address.

If you are short on time or want to reduce the content, we recommend that you focus on delivering the content with a star (  ) next to it.   


Work Experience can be stressful if you do not know what to expect. The ‘In the Workplace’ topics will provide young people with an understanding of the common workplace behaviours, building the skills and confidence they will need to make the most of the opportunities available on their work experience placement. As such, we recommend it is completed before starting or at the very beginning of their placement.

What to expect in the first days?

What to expect in the first days?

Whatever the length of a work placement, the first few days are key to making lasting impressions and setting the tone for the placement. Knowing more about expectations will help make those first few days less daunting for participants.



Get Some Experience

Recognise the importance of gaining experience to support their future career decisions, including the variety of ways they can access work experience.

Understand how they can use action plans to reach their career goals. Click here to access the ‘Get Some Experience’ module.

Finding Your Feet at Work

Understand what might occur in the first few days at work to enable them to feel more confident and recognise the importance of first impressions and professionalism in the workplace. Click here to access the ‘Finding Your Feet’ module.

Behaviours in the Workplace

Behaviours in the Workplace

Work experience allows students/jobseekers to meet many people in a professional environment. Knowing what impacts how they are perceived by their colleagues, will help Students/jobseekers create the right first impression.

Having the Right Attitude 


Recognise why it is important to have the right attitude at work, and how their behaviours can affect their success in the workplace.

Have a greater understanding of methods they can use to deal with the realities of work.

Click here to access the ‘Having the Right Attitude’ module.

Recognising Your Emotions

Understand how recognising and self-regulating emotions and triggers can help them to choose an appropriate way to behave or respond to stressful situations in the workplace more effectively.

Click here to access the ‘Emotional Self- Regulation’ module.

Welcome to Day 1

Understand how they can successfully navigate challenging workplace situations through a simulated module, where they make decisions on behalf of a character.

Click here to access the ‘Welcome to WurkyWorld’ module.



Teamwork is a necessary and valuable skill to be able to demonstrate. Understanding how to build good work relationships and how to work as a team will help students/jobseekers to stand out for the right reasons.  

Getting to Know You

Recognise the importance of building positive work relationships and understand different ways in which they can address issues in the workplace.

Click here to access the ‘Getting to Know You’ module.

Collaborating Virtually

Understand how different virtual collaboration tools can assist them with remote working and virtual communication with colleagues, and how to overcome typical challenges that might occur.

Click here to access the ‘Virtual Communication’ module.

Communicating Effectively

Active listening (listening with full attention) is key to successful communication and can help with building positive relationships with supervisors, co-workers and customers. Understand what the 4 steps to the active listening process are and top tips to improve this skill.

Click here to access the ‘Communicating Effectively’ module.

Being Successful in the Workplace

Being Successful in the Workplace

The workplace is full of opportunities. Having clearly defined work objectives and an understanding of manager expectations will help students/jobseekers to grow and be successful throughout their placement.

Knowing Your Job

Become more familiar with how probationary periods work, the importance of setting objectives, time management and feedback.

Click here to access the ‘Knowing Your Job’ module.

Using Your Skills to Succeed

Understand how to stay motivated in work by setting goals and identifying career opportunities.

Click here to access the ‘Using Your Skills to Succeed’ module.

Working Life

Recognise what to do to be successful in the workplace through a simulated module where they walk a character through different workplace scenarios.

Click here to access the ‘Life at WurkyWorld’ module.

Lifelong Learning

Understand how continuously learning new skills can help them to reach their full potential and adapt more successfully to changes in the workplace.

Click here to access the Importance of Lifelong Learning module.


The modules recommended below will help your students/jobseekers understand how best to optimise the skills and experience they have gained on their placement to successfully apply for a job or further education. 

As such, we recommend it is completed towards the end of or just after a placement. Ideally a line manager/ teacher would support this, e.g. to review their updated CV or LinkedIn profile or run a mock interview.




CV Writing

Understand how to identify relevant, transferable skills from their life experiences and/or work experience placements. Click here to access the ‘Identify Your Skills’ module .

Learn how to how to create a standout CV, using different techniques to describe their experiences, skills and achievements. Click here to access the ‘Create Your CV’ module .

Understand how to tailor their CV and recognise what to do if they identify they do not have all the skills required for a job. Click here to access the ‘Tailor Your CV’ module.  

The Selection Process

Understand and recognise how the employers use different selection activities to identify the right candidates for a position. Click here to access ‘The Selection Process’ module.

Understand how to complete application forms when applying for a job role and how psychometric tests are used within the selection process and why. Click here to access ‘The Application Form’ module.

Interview Techniques

Understand what CAR stands for and recognize how and when to use the CAR technique to structure verbal and written communications. Click here to access the ‘Test Drive the CAR Technique’ module .

Recognize the importance of interview preparation, including an awareness of common interview questions, preparing questions to ask in an interview, and the importance of good body language. Click here to access the ‘Ace Your Interview’ module .

Understand how to prepare and practice for a face-to-face interview in a live simulation of a first interview. Click here to access the ‘Sam and FuturoSystems’ module .

Establishing a professional network (online)

Understand what their online presence is and how to build a strong LinkedIn to drive their career search. Click here to access the ‘Online Professional Presence’ module .

Developing your Transferrable Skills

Learn how to apply different techniques to problem solving more effectively both at home and in the workplace. Click here to access the ‘Handling Problems Better’ module.

Understand how evaluating information and thinking critically can help us to make more informed decisions in the workplace. Click here to access the ‘Four Cs for Future Success’ module.

Understand how using technology at work is becoming more essential to many job roles, and build confidence with sending emails in a digital environment. Click here to access the ‘E-mail Basics’ module.


Staff Access

If your staff would like to access the training materials, please see the information below on how to register.

  • See the Advisor Quick Start Guide for tips on how to get started
  • Go to www.s2sacademy.com, click on ‘Register Now’ and use the staff access code: MTW123STAF (Please do not share this code with learners)
  • Staff have access to the Support Area with resources to help run group sessions / guidance on how to facilitate independent study. For further information of the detailed support materials available to your staff, please see the ‘Support Materials’ section below.

Movement to Work Participant Access

Participants should register on www.s2sacademy.com, by clicking on ‘Register Now’ and using the learner access code: MTW123


Employers are increasingly looking for candidates with digital skills. Work experience candidates who can demonstrate digital confidence will stand out from others and make a memorable impression. The materials in the Accenture Digital Skills programme provide participants with the digital fundamentals they need to do that.

We recommend that participants start their journey with our Digital Skills for Work and Life course where they will learn the importance of digital and understand how digital is changing many industries and jobs. Then you can identify any additional modules which are relevant to your business from: AI, Social Media, Digital Marketing, Web Analytics, User Experience or Mobile. On completion of a course, learners will be awarded a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accredited digital certificate.

Register and access content via the Futurelearn platform by clicking on the links below.

Digital Skills



Digital Skills – Digital Skills for Work and Life 

Understand how digital is changing all industries and jobs and how they can successfully develop a ‘growth mindset’ – a key skill needed to navigate and thrive in a digital world. Click here.

Digital Skills – Social Media

Understand the value that social media can add, and how to use social media successfully through creating a social media presence. Click here.

Digital Skills – Digital Marketing

Understand how and why digital techniques and strategies are used by businesses today and the benefits of these. Click here. 
Additional Digital Skills Content (Optional)



Digital Skills – User Experience

Learn how to make a website and how to use tools and testing techniques to see what looks good from a user perspective. Click here. 

Digital Skills – Web Analytics

Understand the importance of data and how it can be used to measure the success of a business campaign. Click here.

Digital Skills – Mobile

Understand how mobile technologies can be used to enhance businesses. Click here.

Digital Skills – AI

Understand the key concepts of AI, and the skills required to work alongside AI in the future. Click here.