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Key skills - making a difference

Free statement of participation on completion

This free course, Key skills - making a difference, focuses on higher level skills. Skills development is complementary to other learning it cannot be done in isolation. The higher level skills in this material aim to raise your awareness of the processes of learning and development other subject-based material must supply the context and motivation for this. Key skills underpin the ability to carry out successfully, and improve on, a wide range of tasks in higher education, employment and wherever there is a continuation of learning. We hope that you will study this course over a period of time in conjunction with a work situation.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • set skills targets and provide evidence for learning and performance
  • set skills targets and provide evidence for communication
  • set skills targets and provide evidence for information technology
  • set skills targets and provide evidence for information literacy
  • set skills targets and provide evidence for application of number.

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