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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

NOCTI and Nocti Business Solutions (NBS) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Employability Skills (1440)

Course Category: 
Location: 

NOCTI and NBS Approved Area Test Centers throughout the United States.

Length: 

Varies. 

Dates: 

September 2019 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Students will be able to: Use reading skills in a workplace environment; Use writing skills in a workplace environment; Use mathematical strategies and procedures; Apply analytical and strategic thinking; Analyze and solve problems using reasoning skills and sound decision-making processes; Plan and organize tasks and projects; Demonstrate time management skills and prioritizes work effectively; Responsibly use allocated resources (e.g., materials, finances, personnel) for projects; Understand roles and missions within an organization; Use analytical strategies to determine best medium for finding information; Use information effectively to support projects and tasks; Assess information for accuracy, relevance, and quality; Communicate information appropriately for different tasks and audiences; Effectively communicate with individuals and groups; Listen actively; Interpret verbal and nonverbal communication appropriately; Use word processing, spreadsheet, and database software; Use social media appropriately and effectively in personal and professional situations; Understand teamwork and works effectively with others; Exhibit a positive customer service attitude; Respect individual differences; Demonstrate responsibility and self-discipline; Take initiative and works independently; Demonstrate a willingness to learn.

Instruction: 

NOCTI and NBS exams assess an individual's end-of-program knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format.  In addition, some programs administer a performance component test to assess application of skills.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Employability Skills (10/19). 

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