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Vocational Preparation: Employability Skills

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'Employability skills' are abilities or competencies. You can learn and develop them through your studies, hobbies, work experience and general day-to-day life. Employers value them highly so it is good to know what they are, and how you measure up against them.

Employability Skills

The major employability skills are:

  • communication
  • teamwork
  • problem solving
  • initiative and enterprise
  • self management
  • planning and organising
  • learning
  • IT skills


Initiative and Enterprise

Self Management