About us

Skill and You is the leading provider of vocational e-learning in France with its commitments to innovation and professionalism. Employment is a major issue today, and Skill and You is positioned to deliver to learners real results and qualifications (BAC PRO, BEP, BP, BTS, CAP) via our effective pedagogy and adaptable education technology. Leveraging our group’s experiences and deep knowledge, we’ve built a strong track record of successful schools across sectors, empowering learners to change their lives.

  • Cours Servais and Ecole Chez Soi are founded, utilizing unique correspondence methods for vocational learning
  • Forma-Dis is formed to sell distance vocational education and training in France via the Internet
  • Forma-Dis and its schools are acquired by French private equity firm 21st Centrale Partners
  • Re-branded as Skill and You, the group is redesigned to focus completely on e-learning platform
  • Skill and You raises €21m to increase course offerings and initiate global expansion of the brand
  • Skill and You increases their positioning in France by acquiring leading competitor Educatel

Executive team

Eric Petco


Sonia Levy-Odier

Managing Director

Eric and Sonia are talented entrepreneurs, with particular success in online employment solutions. Thus they understand the challenges in matching a person’s skills and qualifications with an employer’s demands. Accordingly, they’ve become passionate believers in professional education and the role technology can play in enabling a learner’s employability. Today they’ve positioned Skill and You as an e-learning platform where anyone anywhere can develop the skills they need for personal and professional success.

Skill and You Snapshot


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Our Investors

Skill and You is trusted by

Établissement privé d’enseignement à distance soumis au contrôle pédagogique de l’État

The National Federation of Private Teaching (FNEP), the largest professional association of independent private schools in France

French professional organization ensuring the qualification of companies providing intellectual services

French Ministry of Labor institution monitoring the quality of professional training service providers