Work, Jobs & Skills

WORK, JOBS & SKILLS

This unit provides students with an introduction to the world of work, explaining the concepts of work, compensation for work, how work changes your day and the people you meet in work. Students learn about 12 different work areas, finding out about the different jobs that one can do in each area. Finally, the concept of different working environments is introduced as well as the notion that a variety of skills/qualities are needed to do different jobs.


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TABLE OF CONTENTS
What is work?
Payment

When people work
Is your job paid or unpaid, full or part-time?

Why do people work?

Work changes your life
Has work changed your day?
People in work
Who are the people you meet in work?


Jobs that People Do
Horticulture
Hospitality
Catering
Retail
Services
Caretaking and grounds maintenance
Care work
Building/construction work
Factory work
Car/garage/forecourt work
Office/administration work


Sports and leisure industry

The working environment
The place
The people
Clothes/uniform
Tools

Skills and qualities
What type of person are you?
What do you need to be good at in your job?