Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - shares
6 Months Ended
Jul. 31, 2021
Sep. 09, 2021
Document Information [Line Items]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Period End Date Jul. 31, 2021  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity File Number 001-35992  
Entity Registrant Name Skillsoft Corp.  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE  
Entity Tax Identification Number 83-4388331  
Entity Address, Address Line One 300 Innovative Way, Suite 201  
Entity Address, City or Town Nashua  
Entity Address, State or Province NH  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 03062  
City Area Code 603  
Local Phone Number 324-3000  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Emerging Growth Company true  
Entity Ex Transition Period false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   133,059,021
Entity Central Index Key 0001774675  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --01-31  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2022  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Amendment Flag false  
Class A Common Stock    
Document Information [Line Items]    
Title of 12(b) Security Class A Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share  
Trading Symbol SKIL  
Security Exchange Name NYSE  
Document Information [Line Items]    
Title of 12(b) Security Warrants, each whole warrant exercisable for one Class A   
Trading Symbol SKIL.WS  
Security Exchange Name NYSE