EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS . Ken Fraser Manager Professional Development November 2008. Background info. Employability Skills were developed through a national project managed by Business Council of Australia and the Australian Chamber of Commerce (Report 2002)
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Manager Professional Development
Employability Skills were developed through a national project managed by Business Council of Australia and the Australian Chamber of Commerce(Report 2002)
The Employability Skills Framework was developed, incorporating 8 Employability Skills, each one made up of elements or “facets”
The National Quality Council endorsed an approach to embed Employability Skills (ES) into Training Packages from 2006
Employability skills are non-technical skills which play a significant part in contributing to an individual's effective and successful participation in the workplace. Employability skills are also sometimes referred to as “soft skills”, generic skills, enabling skills or key competencies.
From Training Packages @ Work, DEEWR
communication skills, which contribute to productive and harmonious relations between employees and customers
teamwork skills, which contribute to productive working relationships and outcomes
self-management skills, which contribute to employee satisfaction and growth
planning and organising skills, which contribute to long-term and short-term strategic planning
technology skills, which contribute to effective execution of tasks
Initiative and Enterprise
Modify activities dependent on differing situations and contingencies that may arise during warehouse and storage operations
Take appropriate initiatives in a range of diverse operational situations
Respond appropriately to any changes in equipment, standard operating procedures and the working environment
TLI50107 Diploma of logistics
Initiative and enterprise
Translate ideas into action including applying consultative processes, developing plans, applying new technologies and concepts and gaining the support of internal and external stakeholders
Contribute to and manage continuous improvement processes
Manage the response to any contingencies and changes in equipment, standard operating procedures and the working environment.An example from TLI07
What would you like to do in your section to promote the integration of ES in your delivery?