Skills for employment

It is not enough to just pass exams, as important that is; you will also need skills that will make you employable.   We recommend that students acquire vocational skills in addition to academic skills to prepare them for the real world.   Here are some of the skills you will need:

  • interpersonal skills (strengths/weaknesses, time management, stress management, body language etc)
  • spelling, punctuation and grammar skills
  • creating a Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • writing a cover letter
  • reading comprehension skills
  • foundation maths skills
  • critical thinking
  • budgeting and money management skills