Job Ready Skills

Adult Learning courses give you the opportunity to develop and provide evidence of key personal skills, qualities and attitudes required by employers.

These all important ‘job ready’ skills include:

  • Work and life experience
  • Good work ethic (personal qualities including being dependable and punctual)
  • Good attitude – conscientious, motivated, positive, honest
  • Enthusiasm and commitment
  • Ability to get on with colleagues
  • Motivation
  • Taking pride in work done, regardless of the level of the task
  • Being customer focussed
  • Good communication skills (particularly listening and interpersonal skills)
  • Organisational skills
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Desire to learn new skills
  • Good written, verbal, basic maths and computer literacy skills
  • Having a bank account
  • Understanding the importance of time-keeping
  • Being aware of appropriate dress
  • Understanding Health & Safety responsibilities
  • Taking responsibility for own actions

If you would like information, advice and guidance  to help you get a job please contact the National Career Service on 0800 100 900, or visit their website.

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