Software Skills Network

This growing NHS Finance community offers its members a virtual forum to further develop their skills in widely accessible technologies

What is Software Skills?

Software Skills is an online network dedicated to empowering finance professionals with essential tools such as SQL, Power BI, Power Automate, and Excel.

The MS Teams network

To join the network you will need to access our MS Teams platform where there are individual channels for each of the softwares which allows you to:

Connect with Software Educators: Gain direct access to experienced educators. Feel free to ask questions anytime or schedule personalised 1:1 training calls.

Tap into a Wealth of Resources, this includes:

    • Learning Videos
    • Resource Documents
    • Case Studies
    • Useful Links

Join a Collaborative Learning Community: Interact with fellow members, sharing insights, work, and problem-solving in a supportive environment.


The possible

Join us every January for an immersive event designed for both new and current members. Explore the possibilities that unfold when you harness the potential of each software skill.

Walk away with a basic understanding of each software and the essential requirements to begin your journey to becoming software educated.

Book for January 25, 2024, 12-1 pm here: Software Skills – The Possible

Drop in clinics

Experience the value of four drop-in clinics—one for each software, which will run every June

These sessions provide a unique opportunity to engage with fellow network members in an open Q&A session led by our software educators. Take advantage of this platform to ask questions, share insights, and learn from the experiences of your network peers.

Keep an eye on the events page to book your places.

How to Join

Follow the signup link below and complete the form. Make sure to specify the software you’re eager to explore. Once done, you’ll be integrated into the right channel, ready to embark on your learning journey.

Sign up to the network

Access the software educators and resources

Sign up here

Benefits of getting involved ?

Learning new skills and earning well-deserved recognition by engaging with us. After mastering a software and integrating it into your organisation, you can:

  1. Write a Blog: Share your insights and experiences.
  2. Develop a Resource: Contribute to a valuable resource for others in the field.
  3. Create a Case Study Document: Showcase your successful implementations.

Submitting any of the above will earn you recognition on your One NHS Finance profile page—a testament to your expertise and contributions.

Submit a blog directly to the website or email you resources to

Take it a step further by becoming a software educator. If you’re interested in leading this network and supporting other educators, reach out to us. Your journey doesn’t just stop at learning; it can lead to sharing  knowledge and collaboration.

If you are interested in becoming an educator then please contact

Want to learn more?

Follow the below links to the software of your choice to learn more and sign up to the network.