The second module of this WorldSkills UK Competition development programme. In order to reach your potential in a competition and professional environment, you will need excellent technical skills in your discipline and be physically healthy. Don’t forget that an equally important factor are the mental skills and behaviours you need to make sure you make the most of the opportunities that you get and then learn from these experiences.
This module will introduce you to employability skills that will be the building blocks of your career. Employability skills include essential skills such as time-management, problem solving, good communication skills, adaptability, commitment and motivation that can be applied in many other aspects of your personal and professional life. As part of this module, you will be able to download an Employability skills development activity book with reflective tasks and a Professional Action Plan
Assess where you want to get to and develop a Professional Action Plan to achieve these goals.
Explore what employability skills are important and how you can develop these, focusing on PCDEs such as commitment, goal-setting, seeking and using social support and quality practice.
Identify the social support networks that will help you progress and develop