Core Skills Course

Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations

in association with


Core Skills

Self-Transformation and Personal Excellence


On finishing these group courses you will be issued with a Certificate of Completion

Who are these Courses For?

  • Anyone between the ages of 16 years and older who has recently lost their jobs
  • New persons entering the job market.
  • Persons With Disabilities exploring their employment options.

    This course is designed to help participants understand interconnectedness and interdependence in the world in which we live, how it leads to change, as well as the threats and opportunities brought about by change. Additionally, it helps participants to acquire appropriate self-knowledge as well as the skills necessary to craft and implement a personal strategy to adapt to change in general and change in the workplace in particular.


    This topic is divided into the following five course units. You must complete all units:

    Click on the unit below to view the course content

    Core Skills – Unit 1

    Understanding Change

    Core Skills – Unit 2

    Responding to Change

    Core Skills – Unit 3

    Crafting a Career Plan

    Core Skills – Unit 4

    Preparing for Employment

    Core Skills – Unit 5

    Effective Workplace Behaviours


    Individuals who complete this course will be able to:

    1. Explain causes of change in a variety of situations including the work situation.
    2. Anticipate the challenges and opportunities that may arise from a given change
    3. Apply strategies to manage the emotional and other consequences of change
    4. Prepare a statement of personal strengths and weaknesses
    5. Explain the relative advantages of employment vs. self-employment
    6. Demonstrate  awareness of key expectations and requirements of the workplace
    7. Prepare a statement of transferable work skills
    8. Prepare a feasible and actionable career plan
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