'How to' Guides & Resources


The Talent and Learning Team have gathered some useful resources and how to guides based on some popular requests we have had and put them all in here for you to access.

Some of the guides are links to other websites with training or activities and some are guides that are available on the intranet.  Please scroll through to have a look at some of the additional learning/guidance we have gathered for you.

If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email the Talent and Learning Team at learningmatters@birmingham.gov.uk

Birmingham City Council is offering advice on health and wellbeing to employees during the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus), especially around mental and psychological wellbeing, social wellbeing, and physical wellbeing. You may find that some or all this advice may be relevant to you, so please take onboard this information to protect your health, safety and wellbeing.

We understand that the fear of infection and feeling isolated, along with concerns about financial security and the health and wellbeing of loved ones, are just some of the knock-on effects from the pandemic are likely to increase employees the pressure and stress employees are under before, during and after any pandemic.

It is important for all employees to support each other and to do the best for our citizens to enable the Council to continue to deliver as many of the key services as possible. The ongoing commitment and support of fit and well employees to maintain these services during this time is essential.

The Skills Health Check is a set of quizzes and activities designed to help you explore your skills, interests and motivations.  By working through the Skills Health Check can help you decide what kind of jobs might be right for you and outline what skills you may wish to develop.  You'll be able to download your report once you've completed at least one assessment.

The Skills Health Check will take approximately 3 hours to fully complete, each section should take about 10-15 mins to do.  However, you can create an account and go back to it over as many days as you like and take as long as you like to complete all activities and quizzes.