Definitions for "Key competencies"
underlying that cross all industries that workers need to be work ready collecting analysing and organising ideas and information communicating ideas and information planning and organising activities working with others and in teams using mathematical ideas and techniques solving problems using technology
Are employment related general competencies that are essential for effective participation in the workplace. These must be incorporated with competency standards, with language and literacy competencies and occupational health and safety requirements.
Key competencies are generic competencies that focus on the capacity to apply knowledge and skills in an integrated way in work situations, but are not specific to any particular industry. The seven key competencies are:· collecting, analysing and organising information, · communicating ideas and information, · planning and organising activities, · working with others and in teams, · using mathematical ideas and techniques, · solving problems, · using technology.