Personal audit & transferable skills

Activity 1

1. Below are a list of skills and abilities. Complete an audit of where you are now. Record this in your learning journal/portfolio.

Rate yourself (1=Not very well developed; 3=very well developed)

Skills and Abilities




 Self-confidence  2
 Take risks  1
 Organise and plan 3
Manage Time  3
Make Presentations  2
 Act as a leader  3
 Listen to others  3
 Debate formally and informally  1
 Take notes  2

Although it is important to identify where we are now, it is not enough to stop there. We need to reflect upon how we can develop the skills where we are less confident and how we can transfer the skills in which we are confident and competent.

Activity 2

Complete the audit below, using the information from the table above.

Recognition Reflection Action
Skills already developed How will I use these How do I know (evidence)**
 Act as a leader  In groups I make sure everyone has an equal amount of work.
 Organise and plan  For creating lesson plans.
 Manage Time  To not be late and therefore not miss out on learning and getting information.
  Listen to others  To learn from others and hear everyone’s opinion.

** This section should be completed as you identify when/where/how you have used/developed these skills.

Part B – Activity 1

Recognition Reflection Action
Skills not yet developed How will I develop these How do I know (evidence)**
  Self-confidence  Research what I am going to speak about so that I am sure of myself.
 Take risks  By forcing myself out of my comfort zone.
 Make Presentations  By organising and doing research to make an informative presentation.
 Debate formally and informally  Understand the terminology for different environments.
 Take notes  Listen to key information to take notes.