Skills at WorkSkills at Work is a suite of five tools to help the industry implement the national Skill Standards in the workplace.
Developed with industry stakeholders, the guides and tools included in the suite enable employers and employees in the industry to use the Skill Standards on the job to assess skills, identify gaps and ultimately develop an on-the-job training strategy to ensure employees have the skills they need to thrive.
The Skills at Work suite includes the following components:
Growing Your Company’s Talent is a guide for employers that introduces the concept of Skill Standards and sets out the ideal process for using CPISC’s Skill Standards to assess skill sets, identify gaps and establish a plan to fill those gaps.
Building Your Skills is the companion guide for employees that introduces the concept of Skill Standards, the many benefits of qualifying to the standards, and the process to assess skill sets, identify gaps and establish a plan to fill those gaps.
Skills Assessment Checklist presents the national Skill Standards with a rating scale for use by supervisors to assess employees’ levels of competence and employees to conduct self-assessments. A checklist has been developed for each occupation for which national Skill Standards have been created.
Pass It On is a guide to implementing on-the-job training company-wide. It helps facilitate the transfer of knowledge from peer-to-peer. It describes methods and best practices by which experienced, highly skilled supervisors and co-workers can serve as trainers to individual employees.
Training Tracker is a document that enables employers and employees alike to record ongoing in-house training and skills development. A Training Tracker is available for each occupation for which Skill Standards have been developed.
These tools, which have been developed for the industry by the industry, strive to ensure that the printing and graphic communications sector has skilled workers with transferable skills.
NEW: Production Manager Skills Assessment Checklist
NEW: Print Executives Skills Assessment Checklist
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Print Services Coordinator_Skills_Assessment Checklist
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NEW: Production Manager Training Tracker
NEW: Print Executive Training Tracker
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Finishing Operator Training Tracker
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