Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

About

Our mission is to be the go-to place to learn and “exercise” the things they don’t teach you in school: whether you’re choosing your career, aiming for a next promotion, in transition between jobs, or want to become more entrepreneurial. Our promises are to give you learning by doing and to give you industry and skills experts in every session. Why “gym”? Because we believe that “the more you practice, the luckier you get” (Arnold Palmer)

The Skillsgym Team

Choosing a career

Industry Tasters

Try out jobs in bite sized sessions before you commit a summer, or your life! We tell it like it is. No-sugar coating and no trying to “sell” you any company or industry

Gym Session

Get better, faster, stronger, by “exercising”… doing real work for people you’ll meet in the industry. We’re a gym… we believe in learning by doing!

Mentoring

Support and feedback on your questions and progress

  • Finance
  • Consulting
  • Tech
  • Get updated for new launches here

Becoming the best

Tasters

Learn skills that no one takes the time to teach you. Learn through our immersive experiences. Get bite-size sessions with great trainers

Gym session

"Exercise your skills muscles" in a safe environment that lets you experiment to find what works without costing you your job or your business

  • Leadership
  • Professionalism
  • Habits of successful people
  • Sales
  • Negotiate
  • Strategy

Next level

Tasters

CEO led masterclasses with the opportunity to solve real business challenges: “Run my business for 30 minutes”

Gym session

Get insight into startups from their CEOs and network with up and coming startups

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Problem Solve
  • Startups

Learn by doing. After all, “luck is when opportunity meets preparation” (Oprah Winfrey)

Events

Check our upcoming events. Always new things being added.
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35% of Graduate hires start work with no practical industry experience…
but 31% of graduate roles are expected to be filled by those who previously worked for the company via internships and work placements.

Give back

Become a trainer. Become a partner. Become valuable to others.
Want to pass on the advice you wish someone had given you when you started your career?
Our team, trainers, and partners come from a host of interesting companies to give you the inside info on how to succeed.

OUR TEAM BACKGROUND, TRAINERS, AND SELECTED PARTNERS

The SkillsGym was founded to raise money for he Princes Trust Charity, in the “Million Makers” challenge. All profits will go towards the Trust and its programs. To find out more about the Trust and its activities, click here.

Membership

Take the whole journey: try out as many jobs as you want, attend as many skills sessions as you can.



  • Access all sessions
  • Continuous support from our trainers and community
  • Progress from industry tasters all the way through CEO masterclasses

want to join the team?

Become part of the success of a start-up. Do good. Access all events.
Contact us here with your CV. click here.

Contact us

Stay informed. Ask us any questions. Find out how everything works. Or say hello!

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