Applied Learning and Development Skills for Science

Date: October 2022


This unit will develop your skills in reflection, research and the creation of effective plans - enhancing your personal development and boosting performance in the workplace. This unit is particularly useful for existing or prospective NTCOs, NACWOs and NIOs. 


You will cover....

  • Identifying, evaluating and referencing of appropriate sources of knowledge

  • Searching for and evaluating information

  • Self-evaluation and action planning

  • Effective communication

  • Presentation skills and styles

  • Critical thinking & more...

Key skills you will develop...


  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills

  • Academic self-evaluation

  • Appropriate referencing and acknowledgment of sources of information

  • Assessing work based learning and competency

  • Individual initiative and research skills & more...


This unit is assessed with a combination of essay based assignments and verbal presentations.