EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS TRAINING

"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