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# Wem pm info session oct 2011 mini version

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This is who I work for as a Essential Skills based Portflio instructor.

This is who I work for as a Essential Skills based Portflio instructor.

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• 1. Reading @ Work
• Including:
• Work instructions
• E-mails and memos
• Policies
• Reports
• Health and safety manuals
• 2. Document Use @ Work
• Icons
• Labels
• Lists
• Tables
• Forms
• Graphs
• Signs
• Maps
• Gauges
• Images
• Schedules
• Schematics
• Touch screens
• Technical drawings
• 3. Document Use @ Work
• Finding & using information
• Putting in information where it is needed
• Constructing information displays
• 4. Numeracy @ Work
• Using numbers and thinking mathematically to:
• Measure
• Make calculations
• Estimate
• Work with money
• Analyze numerical trends
• Create schedules and budgets
• 5. Writing @ Work
• Using the written word to create a clear message
• Filling in forms
• Writing memos, notes, short letters and paragraphs
• Using a computer
• Writing extended text
• 6. Oral Communication @ Work
• Talking with others to
• Give and exchange information and ideas
• Give directions
• Coordinate work tasks
• Explain and persuade
• Includes Listening
• 7. Thinking Skills @ Work
• Thinking skills include:
• Problem Solving
• Job Task Planning and Organizing
• Finding Information
• Critical Thinking
• Significant Use of Memory
• Decision Making
• Using a thinking process to
• solve problems
• conceptualize solutions
• organize and plan
• find needed information
• be logical
• remember things
• make decisions
• 8. Digital Technology @ Work
• Using information and communication technology
• 9. Continuous Learning @ Work
• Applying strategies which support workplace learning and the ability to adapt to change
• 10. Working with Others @ Work
• Leading and coordinating or collaborating with others on work activities
• 11. Workplace Essential Skills: Why should I care?
• The workplace needs skilled workers who are efficient, effective and adaptable
• Individuals need the skills required for success at work
• In order to complete globally, Manitoba needs a skilled workforce