Employability Skills Courses
Employability Skills courses at Academy of Learning Career College provide practical tools to gain employment in today’s competitive marketplace. Courses cover both traditional and innovative job search techniques while encouraging personal and professional growth and success. The educational processes used are designed to enhance self-discipline and self-esteem, allowing students to reach their full potential by addressing specific career training qualities.
These courses provide ample opportunity to practice, apply and develop these capabilities through pre-assessment and practical skill-building exercises. Instructors with business training guide the job search process, including creating effective resumes and cover letters, and helping students develop the organization, time management, and communication skills.
Employers are also looking for general job skills, sometimes called ‘employability skills’ or ‘soft skills’. These types of skills will make you stand out.
Even if you don’t think you have any job skills, you have these employability skills if you’re:
- easy to get along with
- open to learning new things.
These skills might not be listed in the position description, but they are common skills needed to do most jobs. It’s good to think about these skills when you’re preparing for a job interview.
Different people define these skills in different ways, but generally, they can be broken down into these eight categories:
- initiative and enterprise
- planning and organizing
- Employment Success Strategies
- Job Search and Resume Writing
- Thought Patterns for a Successful Career
- Workplace Success/Intrapreneurship
*Course delivery and availability vary based on location. Not all courses are offered at each location.