A Definition of Employability Skills:

“A group of essential abilities that involve the development of a knowledge base, expertise level and mindset that is increasingly necessary for success in the modern workplace.  Employability skills are typically considered essential qualifications for many job positions and hence have become necessary for an individual’s employment success at just about any level within a business environment.”  Business Dictionary.com (2014)

Below are some links and other useful resources that may help you to complete this Optional Unit:

Employability: What Are Employers Looking For? -  Website link

Employability Skills - Top 10 Guide by STEMNET

CBI Education & Skills Survery2012 - Report

OCR Employability Skills Level 1 & Level 2 Qualifications - Centre Handbook

Employability Skills - frequently asked questions about employability skills. Website link

Delivering Employability Skills - Optional Unit 7 Workbook - Handout