Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
$ in Millions
12 Months Ended
Jan. 31, 2022
Apr. 11, 2022
Jul. 31, 2021
Document Information [Line Items]      
Document Type 10-K    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Period End Date Jan. 31, 2022    
Document Transition Report false    
Entity File Number 001-38960    
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 Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
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   162,911,755  
Entity Public Float     $ 430
Entity Central Index Key 0001774675    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --01-31    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2022    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Amendment Flag false    
Auditor Name Ernst & Young LLP    
Auditor Firm ID 42    
Auditor Location Boston, Massachusetts    
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 share of Class A common stock    
Trading Symbol SKIL.WS    
Security Exchange Name NYSE