Essential Skills for the Workplace

Estimated duration:

3 hours

Complete this short course to develop your essential skills, and to better understand what employers look for during interview and how to use your skills when starting an early careers role. 

All skills lessons will include: 

  • Different examples of the selected skill
  • How employers assess the skill
  • How to use your skills effectively 
  • A skills development activity

 

Each lesson should take 20-30 minutes to complete. You will need to work through the lessons in the listed order to unlock all of the content.

Complete all 8 lessons to earn a Certificate of Completion which can be shared on your LinkedIn and saved in your record of achievements.

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Lessons

  1. Introduction to Essential Skills

    Welcome to Uptree's essential skills for the workplace course. Today we will discuss what essential skills are and why they're important, before diving into more detail in our skill specific lessons. 

  2. Skill 1: Verbal Communication

    Welcome to Uptree's essential skills for the workplace course. Today we will discuss verbal communication, what it is, why it's important and how you can develop your communication skills for the workplace.

  3. Skill 2: Written Communication

    Welcome to Uptree's essential skills for the workplace course. Today we will discuss written communication, what it is, why it's important and how you can develop your communication skills for the workplace.

  4. Skill 3: Teamwork

    Welcome to Uptree's essential skills for the workplace course. Today we will discuss teamwork, what it is, why it's important and how you can develop your teamwork skills for the workplace.

  5. Skill 4: Leadership

    Welcome to Uptree's essential skills for the workplace course. Today we will discuss leadership, what it is, why it's important and how you can develop your leadership skills for the workplace.

  6. Skill 5: Problem Solving

    Welcome to Uptree's essential skills for the workplace course. Today we will discuss problem solving, what it is, why it's important and how you can develop your problem solving skills for the workplace.

  7. Skill 6: Resilience

    Welcome to Uptree's essential skills for the workplace course. Today we will discuss resilience, what it is, why it's important and how you can develop your resilience skills for the workplace.

  8. Final Thoughts on Essential Skills

    Welcome to Uptree's essential skills for the workplace course. Today we will reflect on what you've learnt during this course and discuss how to best showcase all of the skills you've developed. 

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