Key skills are a range of essential skills that underpin success in education, employment, lifelong learning and personal development. Key skills qualifications (levels 1-4) in communication, application of number and information technology (IT) are available across all post-16 routes
Skills appropriate for future employment, such as presentation skills, teamwork skills and use of computers
a range of essential competencies needed in education, employment, lifelong learning and personal development in order to function efficiently at work and in society e.g. ability to communicate, understand and use basic maths, solve problems, basic knowledge of computers and information technology, to work effectively with others and to improve the ability to learn.
These are specific skills needed for study and work, which have national standards to which the University subscribes. The key skills are: Application of number; Communications; Information Technology; Working with Others; Improving own Learning; and Problem Solving. For more information see web.port.ac.uk/departemts/pdu/keyskills.
Literacy, numeracy and/or language learning concentrates on developing skills, knowledge and understanding, whereas key skills concentrates on their application. The key skills are Communication, Application of Number, IT, Improving Own Learning and Performance, Working with Others and Problem Solving.
A group of skills valued by employers as being central to all work and learning, including communication, information technnology, application of number, working with others, and improvigin own learning and performance.
Key Skills are those the government and employers believe are necessary to make people more employable. They are communication, information technology, application of number problem solving, working with others and improving your own learning and performance.
A range of subjects that provide the generic skills that you will need to have irrespective of the career you are looking to go into. Covering topics such as communication, information technology and working with others, up to 60 points earnt can be used as part of your entry to our degree courses.