Transferable Skills Analysis

Transferable skills are defined as those occupationally relevant characteristics not directly affected nor eliminated by an individual’s physical, cognitive or emotional impairment. Transferable skills can be viewed as learned work behaviours which may be usable in more than one occupation based upon a work methods, work tools and equipment, work materials and vocational/avocational knowledge analysis.

We believe that every person possess skills which can be re-deployed in jobs other than those performed previously when the skilled or semi-skilled work activities from past jobs can be used to meet the requirements of skilled or semi-skilled work activities of alternative work.

Typically clients of such services are persons who experience barriers to employment for a variety of reasons, including physical, emotional, cognitive as well as arising from work-force transition factors.