"In times of high unemployment employers have more choice of applicants and will favour those with well-rounded employability skills”.

 

http://www.skillsyouneed.com

 

 

 

We can offer the following training:-

SELF AWARENESS

  • Understanding own motivating factors

  • Developing Self and Personal Goals

  • Becoming a Reflective Learner

  • Positive Mental Attitude

  • Personal Impact

  • Self Belief

TEAM WORKING

  • Understanding the importance of social interaction and communication

  • Getting on with different types of people

  • Awareness of the needs of others

  • Valuing other peoples’ opinions

  • Team dynamics

  • Flexiblility

SELF EFFICACY

  • Problem solving and resourcefulness

  • Planning and organisational skills

  • Creativity and Innovation

  • Motivation and drive

  • Thinking skills

  • Resilience

 

CONFIDENCE

  • Promoting independence

  • Pushing comfort zones

  • Personal Achievement

  • Taking responsibility

  • Negotiation skills

  • Assertiveness

 

COMMUNICATION

  • Different types of verbal communication

  • Non verbal communication and what it means

  • Listening skills

  • Communication used in business

  • Tones to use in different situations

  • Methods of conveying messages or series of instructions

 

CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS

  • Why personal appearance is important in the workplace

  • The difference between internal and external customers

  • The difference between formal and informal communication

  • Be able to communicate with customers

 

WORK/LIFE BALANCE

  • Time management

  • Healthy life style choices

  • Ways to reduce stress

  • Positive mental attitude

  • How your leisure activities can be related to employment 

  • Flexible working

 

ATTITUDES AND BEHAVIOURS

  • Different types of positive attitudes and behaviours

  • What do employers expect in the workplace

  • Benefits of positive attitudes and behaviours 

  • How to change your mindset

  • What motivates you?

  • Recognising employment opportunities

SELF ASSESSMENT

  • Take an active role in self-assessment and self-development 

  • Develop a plan for self-development

  • Implement and review a plan for self-development

  • Reflect on the effectiveness of the self-development plan

PREPARING FOR WORK

  • Recognising personal skills, qualities and achievements

  • What are employers looking for?

  • Where to look for potential jobs

  • Help with developing skills

  • What information do you need for work?

UNDERTAKING WORK EXPERIENCE

 

  • Identify potential work placement opportunities

  • Recognise the attitudes and behaviours required

  • What are the expectations of your ‘employer’ 

  • Reflect on your work experience

 

 

SEARCHING FOR A JOB

  • Different places to search for a job

  • How to use Universal Job Match

  • How to find the right job to match your skills and experience

  • Information, advice and guidance on upskilling and options

 

APPLYING FOR A JOB

  • Different methods of applying for a job

  • Why employers use different methods

  • How to identify your skills set

  • Recognising your transferable skills

  • Qualities required by employers

  • Employability skills and qualities required by employers

  • How to write a winning CV

  • How to complete an application form

 

INTERVIEW SKILLS

  • What do interviewees look for in a prospective employee?

  • The importance of non-verbal communication

  • How to sell yourself in an interview

  • The questions to ask your interviewer

  • What to wear and how to prepare for an interview

  • Mock interview and feedback

Our courses are based on the research and findings carried out by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills, Employability Incentivising Improvement   June 2010

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS TRAINING