Unit 42 Employability Skills

Aim of Unit 42 is Employability Skills

Learners need skills of employability as a precondition for entering various organizations. As a result it can be said that learners will consider skills such as interpersonal and communication skills, group dynamics and interpersonal skills and development of leadership and communication skills. The requirement of solving problems and recognition of the difficulty and then solving the appropriate problem with the help of evaluating results are learned in Unit 42 Employability Skills . The professional and personal growth of skills of employees is extremely important for carrying out the processes of business in organizations. As a result it can be seen that employees are often taken aback by acquiring proper employability skills.


Learning outcomes

LO1 Be able to determine own responsibilities and performance

Leadership skills helps in the development of own responsibilities like choice creation processes, direct  indirect relationships as well as adaptability, capacity to study and extend the role of work,  legislation of employment and ethics, privileges and tasks of employment. Setting and monitoring of objectives leads to meeting the performance objectives. The uses of performance appraisal systems by means of performance appraisal salary levels and bonus payments, promotion of strengths and weaknesses, training needs and communication appraisal has to be adopted. Production and personal data, rating methods and ranking methods, paired comparison, checklist and management by objectives are to be evaluated. Application and appraisal of motivational theories can cause further growth.

LO2 Be able to develop interpersonal and transferable skills

Various forms of communication can be developed through frankness and receptiveness and all kinds of feedback from the colleagues. Team meetings lead to generation of effective communication. Interpersonal skills are developed by socializing and working with others. Time management skills are acquired by setting up of objectives, creating a instance for learning and making a dependable estimation of job time. Problem solving skills by making a problem analysis and arriving at changes in the workplace, generating solutions as well as making use of appropriate solutions can help in proper inhibition of employability skills.

LO3 Understand the dynamics of working with others

Working with others will provide a proper understanding of the nature of team work and development of long term and informal goals. Proper teamwork can be generated and identification of team roles  along with building up of team loyalty, commitment to sharing benefits, controlling and feedback, coaching skills and effectual leadership for setting the right direction, principles, being responsive and being a communicator with consistency can be established.

LO4 Be able to develop strategies for problem solving

A proper definition of the problem has to be identified and analyzed. Identification and assessment of possible outcomes can be identified appropriately. Selecting the corrective action like identification of stages, resources, time scale and critical path analysis can help in the planning and implementing a proper strategy for development. A proper evaluation of whether the problem has been solved or not, size of solutions against the outcomes and sustainability has to be done in a proper way.

Unit 42 Employability Skills

Learning outcomes and assessment criteria

Learning outcomes   On successful completion of this unit a learner will:Assessment criteria for pass   The learner can:
LO1 Be able to determine own responsibilities and performancedevelop a set of own responsibilities and performance objectivesevaluate own effectiveness against defined objectivesmake recommendations for improvementreview how motivational techniques can be used to improve quality of performance
LO2 Be able to develop interpersonal and transferable skillsdevelop solutions to work-based problemscommunicate in a variety of styles and appropriate manner at various levelsidentify effective time-management strategies
LO3 Understand the dynamics of working with othersexplain the roles people play in a team and how they can work together to achieve shared goalsanalyse team dynamicssuggest alternative ways to complete tasks and achieve team goals
LO4 Be able to develop strategies for problem solvingevaluate tools and methods for developing solutions to problemsdevelop an appropriate strategy for resolving a particular problemevaluate the potential impact on the business of implementing the strategy


This unit links to the following related units:

Unit 4: Research Project

Unit 10: Work-based Experience

Unit 41: Personal and Professional Development.