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Generic skills

Parent term: Skills

1 child term

A skill which is not specific to work in a particular occupation or industry, but is important for work, education and life generally, including communication skills, mathematical skills, organizational skills, computer literacy, interpersonal competence and analytical skills.
Source: NCVER 2013, Australia
Transferable skills which can be used across occupational groups (Hillage, J, Uden, T, Aldridge, F. and Eccles, J (2000) Adult Learning in England: a review. Leicester: NIACE.)

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Related terms
 General competencies, Transferable skill

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 Assignment: job-specific skills and generic skills.



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