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2. The IBSA Resource and presentation addresses:. What are Employability Skills?Where have they come from?What's new?Implications for trainers and assessorsSuggestions for reviewing training and assessment practices and techniques . 3. What are the Employability Skills?. CommunicationTeamworkProblem SolvingInitiative and EnterprisePlanning and OrganisingSelf-managementLearningTechnology.

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1. 1 Employability Skills and the ICP05 Printing and Graphic Arts Training Package Information for Trainers and Assessors The presentation should take a minimum of 1 hour Participants should have access to a copy of IBSA’s Employability Skills resource. The presenter should have a copy of the DEST publication - Employability Skills: From Framework to Practice - An Introductory Guide for Trainers and Assessors The presentation should take a minimum of 1 hour Participants should have access to a copy of IBSA’s Employability Skills resource. The presenter should have a copy of the DEST publication - Employability Skills: From Framework to Practice - An Introductory Guide for Trainers and Assessors

2. 2 The IBSA Resource and presentation addresses: What are Employability Skills? Where have they come from? What’s new? Implications for trainers and assessors Suggestions for reviewing training and assessment practices and techniques IBSA’s ES resource and this presentation introduce Employability Skills and their implications for trainers and assessors.IBSA’s ES resource and this presentation introduce Employability Skills and their implications for trainers and assessors.

3. 3 What are the Employability Skills? Communication Teamwork Problem Solving Initiative and Enterprise Planning and Organising Self-management Learning Technology Slides 3, 4, 5 and 6 relate to the “Introduction to Employability Skills” section in IBSA’s ES resource. Slides 3, 4, 5 and 6 relate to the “Introduction to Employability Skills” section in IBSA’s ES resource.

4. 4 Where have ES come from? Developed in response to requests from industry Represent non-technical competencies for effective and successful participation in the workplace ‘soft’, ‘generic’, ‘transferable’ skills Slides 3, 4, 5 and 6 relate to the “Introduction to Employability Skills” section in IBSA’s ES resource. Slides 3, 4, 5 and 6 relate to the “Introduction to Employability Skills” section in IBSA’s ES resource.

5. 5 What’s new? Not a new concept, but rather, a new emphasis Replace Key Competencies Provide opportunity to build on existing training and assessment practices and techniques Slides 3, 4, 5 and 6 relate to the “Introduction to Employability Skills” section in IBSA’s ES resource. The notion of ‘Employability Skills’ has been formalised. The Key Competencies have been replaced. Slides 3, 4, 5 and 6 relate to the “Introduction to Employability Skills” section in IBSA’s ES resource. The notion of ‘Employability Skills’ has been formalised. The Key Competencies have been replaced.

6. 6 Map against Key Competencies Slides 3, 4, 5 and 6 relate to the “Introduction to Employability Skills” section in IBSA’s ES resource. Although they have been replaced, many practices and techniques that addressed Key Competencies will be applicable to Employability Skills. Pause to allow some time to look at the map (also presented in Attachment 1)Slides 3, 4, 5 and 6 relate to the “Introduction to Employability Skills” section in IBSA’s ES resource. Although they have been replaced, many practices and techniques that addressed Key Competencies will be applicable to Employability Skills. Pause to allow some time to look at the map (also presented in Attachment 1)

7. 7 DEST resource for trainers and assessors DEST publication Employability Skills: From Framework to Practice - An Introductory Guide for Trainers and Assessors Available from www.training.com.au (search under publications) and on the CDROM with the IBSA Resource Slide 7 relates to the “DEST guide for trainers and assessors” section in IBSA’s ES resource. Show the group your copy of the guide. Slide 7 relates to the “DEST guide for trainers and assessors” section in IBSA’s ES resource. Show the group your copy of the guide.

8. 8 Slides 8 and 9 relate to the “Employability Skills Framework” section in IBSA’s ES resource. Slides 8 and 9 relate to the “Employability Skills Framework” section in IBSA’s ES resource.

9. 9 Employability Skills Framework Slides 8 and 9 relate to the “Employability Skills Framework” section in IBSA’s ES resource. Pause to allow some time to look at Attachment 2 Slides 8 and 9 relate to the “Employability Skills Framework” section in IBSA’s ES resource. Pause to allow some time to look at Attachment 2

10. 10 IBSA Employability Skills Project Ensured Employability Skills now explicitly embedded in ICP05 Developed Employability Skills Summary for each qualification Added Employability Skills statement to each unit Removed Key Competency references Slide 10 relates to the “Employability Skills now embedded in Training Package” section in IBSA’s ES resource. Slide 10 relates to the “Employability Skills now embedded in Training Package” section in IBSA’s ES resource.

11. 11 Employability Skills Summary One for each qualification Helps identify and include industry application of ES in training and assessment strategies Slide 11 relates to the “Employability Skills Summaries” section in IBSA’s ES resource. Attachment 3 presents two examples of ES Summaries. Pause to allow time to look at one (or both) of the summaries. Slide 11 relates to the “Employability Skills Summaries” section in IBSA’s ES resource. Attachment 3 presents two examples of ES Summaries. Pause to allow time to look at one (or both) of the summaries.

12. 12 Changes to units Employability Skills statement added to each unit References to Key Competencies deleted Units modified, where appropriate, to make Employability Skills more explicit and to fill identified gaps Slide 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16 relate to the “Employability Skills in units of competence” section and “Attachment 4” in IBSA’s ES resource. Attachment 4 begins to unpack ES from two units of competence. Attachments 5 and 6 present the full units in case the group wants to try unpacking more elements. Slide 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16 relate to the “Employability Skills in units of competence” section and “Attachment 4” in IBSA’s ES resource. Attachment 4 begins to unpack ES from two units of competence. Attachments 5 and 6 present the full units in case the group wants to try unpacking more elements.

13. 13 Statement in each unit ‘The required outcomes described in this unit of competency contain applicable facets of Employability Skills. The Employability Skills Summary of the qualification in which this unit of competency is packaged will assist in identifying Employability Skill requirements.’ Slide 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16 relate to the “Employability Skills in units of competence” section and “Attachment 4” in IBSA’s ES resource. Attachment 4 begins to unpack ES from two units of competence. Attachments 5 and 6 present the full units in case the group wants to try unpacking more elements. Slide 13 presents the ES statement. Look at Attachment 5 or 6 to identify the statement in a unit.Slide 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16 relate to the “Employability Skills in units of competence” section and “Attachment 4” in IBSA’s ES resource. Attachment 4 begins to unpack ES from two units of competence. Attachments 5 and 6 present the full units in case the group wants to try unpacking more elements. Slide 13 presents the ES statement. Look at Attachment 5 or 6 to identify the statement in a unit.

14. 14 Identifying ES embedded in units Need to unpack ES in specific context or setting Slide 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16 relate to the “Employability Skills in units of competence” section and “Attachment 4” in IBSA’s ES resource. Attachment 4 begins to unpack ES from two units of competence. Attachments 5 and 6 present the full units in case the group wants to try unpacking more elements. Slide 14 supports the first paragraph of the two unpacking examples in Attachment 4. Slide 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16 relate to the “Employability Skills in units of competence” section and “Attachment 4” in IBSA’s ES resource. Attachment 4 begins to unpack ES from two units of competence. Attachments 5 and 6 present the full units in case the group wants to try unpacking more elements. Slide 14 supports the first paragraph of the two unpacking examples in Attachment 4.

15. 15 Embedded Employability Skills Slide 12, 13, 14, 15 & 16 relate to the “Employability Skills in units of competence” section and “Attachment 4” in IBSA’s ES resource. Attachment 4 begins to unpack ES from two units of competence. Attachments 5 & 6 present the full units in case the group wants to try unpacking more elements. Slide 15 relates to the Certificate III example in Attachment 4. Slide 12, 13, 14, 15 & 16 relate to the “Employability Skills in units of competence” section and “Attachment 4” in IBSA’s ES resource. Attachment 4 begins to unpack ES from two units of competence. Attachments 5 & 6 present the full units in case the group wants to try unpacking more elements. Slide 15 relates to the Certificate III example in Attachment 4.

16. 16 Embedded Employability Skills Slide 12, 13, 14, 15 & 16 relate to the “Employability Skills in units of competence” section and “Attachment 4” in IBSA’s ES resource. Attachment 4 begins to unpack ES from two units of competence. Attachments 5 & 6 present the full units in case the group wants to try unpacking more elements. Slide 16 relates to the Diploma example in Attachment 4. Slide 12, 13, 14, 15 & 16 relate to the “Employability Skills in units of competence” section and “Attachment 4” in IBSA’s ES resource. Attachment 4 begins to unpack ES from two units of competence. Attachments 5 & 6 present the full units in case the group wants to try unpacking more elements. Slide 16 relates to the Diploma example in Attachment 4.

17. 17 Performance requirements Employability Skills performance defined by: unit of competency itself qualification level according to Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Slide 17 relates to the “Employability Skills performance requirements” section in IBSA’s ES resource. Slide 17 relates to the “Employability Skills performance requirements” section in IBSA’s ES resource.

18. 18 Training and assessment practices Deliver and assess ES in relation to the unit, not separately Methods will vary according to AQF level context of delivery (workplace, classroom or flexible) RPL approaches may produce useful evidence of competence Slides 18 and 19 relate to the “Delivery and assessment of Employability Skills” section in IBSA’s ES resource. Slides 18 and 19 relate to the “Delivery and assessment of Employability Skills” section in IBSA’s ES resource.

19. 19 Training and Assessment Strategies Range of activities to support each skill For example: Slides 18 and 19 relate to the “Delivery and assessment of Employability Skills” section in IBSA’s ES resource. Attachment 7 presents some suggested activities to support the delivery and/or assessment of ES. Pause to look at the suggested activities. The group may like to discuss some of the suggested activities. Slides 18 and 19 relate to the “Delivery and assessment of Employability Skills” section in IBSA’s ES resource. Attachment 7 presents some suggested activities to support the delivery and/or assessment of ES. Pause to look at the suggested activities. The group may like to discuss some of the suggested activities.

20. 20 What should learners know? what Employability Skills are that employers value ES that they are defined in an Employability Skills Summary that they are part of their training and assessment Slides 20 and 21 relate to the “Employability Skills and your clients” section in IBSA’s ES resource. Attachments 8 and 9 presents present information for learners and employers respectively. Both sets of information are in postcard format on the CDROM Pause to discuss possible Pause to discuss possible distribution of this information to learners. Slides 20 and 21 relate to the “Employability Skills and your clients” section in IBSA’s ES resource. Attachments 8 and 9 presents present information for learners and employers respectively. Both sets of information are in postcard format on the CDROM Pause to discuss possible Pause to discuss possible distribution of this information to learners.

21. 21 What should employers know? what Employability Skills are that they have been identified and defined nationally that they are embedded in qualifications and units of competence that they are part of VET training and assessment Slides 20 and 21 relate to the “Employability Skills and your clients” section in IBSA’s ES resource. Attachments 8 and 9 presents present information for learners and employers respectively. Both sets of information are in postcard format on the CDROM Pause to discuss possible distribution of this information to employers. Slides 20 and 21 relate to the “Employability Skills and your clients” section in IBSA’s ES resource. Attachments 8 and 9 presents present information for learners and employers respectively. Both sets of information are in postcard format on the CDROM Pause to discuss possible distribution of this information to employers.

22. 22 What should trainers and assessors know? what Employability Skills are that employers value them that they are now embedded in qualifications and units of competency that they are to be delivered and assessed in context of units of competency that training and assessment strategies may need to be enhanced Use slide 22 to reflect on the implications for RTOs.Use slide 22 to reflect on the implications for RTOs.

23. 23 Employability Skills and AQTF 2007 In part, the Essential Standards for Registration under AQTF 2007 require RTOs to: ensure trainers and assessors continue to develop their competencies (Element 1.4c) ensure assessments meet all the Training Package requirements (Elements 1.3,1.5) develop and continuously improve training and assessment strategies (Elements 1.1, 1.2). Slide 23 relates to the “Employability Skills and the AQTF” section in IBSA’s ES resource. Note that these relate to the AQTF 2007 which came into effect on 1 July 2007. Copies of the Essential Standards for Registration can be downloaded from the www.training.com.au website. Attachment 10 presents some questions to consider. Pause to consider the questions. Slide 23 relates to the “Employability Skills and the AQTF” section in IBSA’s ES resource. Note that these relate to the AQTF 2007 which came into effect on 1 July 2007. Copies of the Essential Standards for Registration can be downloaded from the www.training.com.au website. Attachment 10 presents some questions to consider. Pause to consider the questions.

24. 24 Reviewing your current strategies Some questions RTOs need to consider: Which areas should we focus on? When will we do it? Who will organise the session? Who will facilitate the session? Slide 24 relates to the “Review of current practice” section in IBSA’s ES resource. Attachment 11 presents guidelines for a review. Pause to consider the guidelines. It may be appropriate to make decisions about which, when and who. Slide 24 relates to the “Review of current practice” section in IBSA’s ES resource. Attachment 11 presents guidelines for a review. Pause to consider the guidelines. It may be appropriate to make decisions about which, when and who.

25. 25 End of Presentation

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