Benchmark for Individuals
For individuals who want to understand their own essential skills strengths and development areas.
The receiving, retaining and processing of information or ideas
The oral transmission of information or ideas
The ability to find a solution to a situation or challenge
The use of imagination and the generation of new ideas
The ability to use tactics and strategies to overcome setbacks and achieve goals
The ability to set clear, tangible goals and devise a robust route to achieving them
Supporting, encouraging and developing others to achieve a shared goal
Working cooperatively with others towards achieving a shared goal
There are eight essential skills: Listening, Speaking, Problem Solving, Creativity, Staying Positive, Aiming High, Leadership and Teamwork.
They allow us to do almost any job, anywhere and can be built throughout a person's lifetime.
Having strong essential skills can allow individuals to perform better in education, earn more at work, and have greater life-satisfaction overall.
Skills Builder Benchmark can provide a snapshot of your current skillset and identify new areas for growth.
Each skill is broken down into themes, and then smaller steps, so you can make quick and easy reflections.
Essential skills are highly transferable and can be help us succeed in any job, anywhere.
Skills Builder Benchmark can be used by anyone in any setting to assess their essential skills.
Skills Builder Benchmark helps everyone understand their essential skills strengths and developments areas – plus offers admin access for organisations who want to see individuals’ skills data, to plan training opportunities and measure impact.
Each skill is broken-up into four stages. This gives you simple, achievable steps for whatever level you’re at. Essential skills can be learned by anyone at any age, and can be started at any level.