Employability Skills Key Competencies
What are Employability Skills <ul><li>Employability skills are the ‘key skills and personal attributes you need to enter, ...
<ul><li>8 Groupings of  </li></ul><ul><li>employability skills that employers expect employees to have along with job-spec...
Communication: <ul><li>Listening & understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Speaking clearly </li></ul><ul><li>Being assertive </li...
Team Work <ul><li>Working as an individual as well as a team member </li></ul><ul><li>Knowing how to define a role as part...
Problem Solving <ul><li>Developing creative, innovative solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Developing practical solutions </li></...
Initiative & Enterprise <ul><li>Adapting to new situations </li></ul><ul><li>Being creative </li></ul><ul><li>Identifying ...
Planning & Organising <ul><li>Managing time & priorities, setting time lines, co-ordinating timelines for self & others </...
Self Management <ul><li>Taking responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Having a personal vision & goals </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluat...
Learning <ul><li>Managing own learning </li></ul><ul><li>Contributing to the learning community in the workplace </li></ul...
Technology <ul><li>Having a range of basic IT skills </li></ul><ul><li>Being willing to learn new IT skills </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>That’s all! </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you for coming  </li></ul><ul><li>today </li></ul><ul><li>Look forward to seei...
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6 Key Compentencies

  1. 1. Employability Skills Key Competencies
  2. 2. What are Employability Skills <ul><li>Employability skills are the ‘key skills and personal attributes you need to enter, operate and thrive in the new world of work”. These are the transferable skills that we take with us from one work situation to another. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>8 Groupings of </li></ul><ul><li>employability skills that employers expect employees to have along with job-specific technical skills were identified in an Employability Skills Framework </li></ul>
  4. 4. Communication: <ul><li>Listening & understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Speaking clearly </li></ul><ul><li>Being assertive </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing information </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding the needs of customers </li></ul><ul><li>Persuading effectively </li></ul><ul><li>Establishing & using networks </li></ul><ul><li>Empathising </li></ul>
  5. 5. Team Work <ul><li>Working as an individual as well as a team member </li></ul><ul><li>Knowing how to define a role as part of a team </li></ul><ul><li>Applying teamwork to a range of situations </li></ul><ul><li>Identifying the strengths of team members </li></ul><ul><li>Coaching & mentoring skills including giving feedback </li></ul>
  6. 6. Problem Solving <ul><li>Developing creative, innovative solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Developing practical solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Applying a range of strategies to problem solving </li></ul><ul><li>Solving problems in teams </li></ul><ul><li>Showing independence & initiative in identifying problems & solving them </li></ul>
  7. 7. Initiative & Enterprise <ul><li>Adapting to new situations </li></ul><ul><li>Being creative </li></ul><ul><li>Identifying opportunities & translating ideas into action </li></ul><ul><li>Developing a strategic, creative, long term vision </li></ul><ul><li>Generating a range of options </li></ul>
  8. 8. Planning & Organising <ul><li>Managing time & priorities, setting time lines, co-ordinating timelines for self & others </li></ul><ul><li>Adapting resource allocations to cope with contingencies </li></ul><ul><li>Collecting, analysing & organising information </li></ul><ul><li>Taking initiative & making decisions </li></ul>
  9. 9. Self Management <ul><li>Taking responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Having a personal vision & goals </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluating & monitoring own performance </li></ul><ul><li>Having knowledge & confidence in own ideas & visions </li></ul><ul><li>Articulating own ideas & visions </li></ul>
  10. 10. Learning <ul><li>Managing own learning </li></ul><ul><li>Contributing to the learning community in the workplace </li></ul><ul><li>Having enthusiasm for ongoing learning </li></ul><ul><li>Being open to new ideas & techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Acknowledging the need to learn in order to accommodate change </li></ul><ul><li>Being willing to learn in any setting – on & off the job </li></ul>
  11. 11. Technology <ul><li>Having a range of basic IT skills </li></ul><ul><li>Being willing to learn new IT skills </li></ul><ul><li>Using IT to organise data </li></ul><ul><li>Applying IT as a management tool </li></ul><ul><li>Having the OHS knowledge to apply technology </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>That’s all! </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you for coming </li></ul><ul><li>today </li></ul><ul><li>Look forward to seeing </li></ul><ul><li>you next session </li></ul>

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