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Parent term: Skills1 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
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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.)
Generic hard skills
Technical and job-specific abilities, which can be applied effectively in almost all jobs in a majority of companies, occupations and sectors and in personal life and which are thus perceived as highly transferable.
Source: EU commission (Progress) 2011, Europe
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