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Vocational Preparation: Connect to Work

Resources from our collection and across the internet for our students.

Employability Skills

'Employability skills' or 'foundation 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 and how you measure up against them.

The major employability skills are:

  • communication
  • teamwork
  • problem solving
  • initiative and enterprise
  • self managament
  • planning and organising
  • learning
  • technology

Job Interview DVDs

We have a good range of DVDs to help you do well in job interviews. The first link below takes you to the full list: 


We also have streaming videos that you can watch from anywhere after logging in with your TasTAFE login. Click the links below and login to watch them:

Sharyn and Leeanne's Story

A great story about how two people with mild intellectual disabilities are succeeding in the workplace.

The Adventures of You - Part 1

This video encourages you to examine where you are at and where you want to be.

Routine Reading Skills in the Workplace

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