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First Aid Trainers

ANZSCO ID 451815

Overview

All Other Personal Service Workers

  • $1,163 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth

First Aid Trainers

  • 860 workers Employment Size
  • Medium skill Skill level rating
  • 32% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 45 hours Average full-time
  • 48 years Average age
  • 50% female Gender Share

First Aid Trainers conduct first aid training courses in a variety of settings to a range of clients, including corporate clients, school students, community groups and other members of the public.

You need a certificate IV in training and assessment to work as a First Aid Trainer. It is common for First Aid Trainers to have a post-school qualification in a related field, such as nursing or education.

Tasks
  • Researches, plans, develops and implements first aid curriculum.
  • Facilitates practical experience.
  • Evaluates ongoing and changing educational needs and monitors course outcomes.
  • Participates in developing and implementing policies affecting first aid.

Prospects

Pathways

You need a certificate IV in training and assessment to work as a First Aid Trainer. It is common for First Aid Trainers to have a post-school qualification in a related field, such as nursing or education.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • Course Seeker to search and compare higher education courses.
  • ComparED to compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes.
  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Hairdressing and Beauty, Funeral Services, Public Sector, Health Industry, Community Services VET training pathways.

Skills & Knowledge

Employers look for Personal Service Workers who are caring and compassionate, who can communicate clearly and are trustworthy.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Education and training

    80% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  2. Customer and personal service

    73% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  3. English language

    73% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  4. Clerical

    64% Skill level

    Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

  5. Psychology

    62% Skill level

    Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

  6. Therapy and counselling

    58% Skill level

    Diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and career counselling and guidance.

  7. Communications and media

    58% Skill level

    Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.

  8. Sociology and anthropology

    57% Skill level

    Group behaviour and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.

  9. Administration and management

    51% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  10. Sales and marketing

    49% Skill level

    Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

  11. Computers and electronics

    46% Skill level

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  12. Mathematics

    43% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  13. Medicine and dentistry

    35% Skill level

    Diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities, including preventive health-care measures.

  14. Philosophy and theology

    35% Skill level

    Philosophical systems and religions, including their basic principles, values, ethics, ways of thinking, customs, practices, and impact on society.

  15. Public safety and security

    32% Skill level

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

  16. Personnel and human resources

    30% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  17. Economics and accounting

    29% Skill level

    Economics and accounting, the financial markets, banking and checking and reporting of financial data.

  18. Biology

    29% Skill level

    Plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, how they rely on and work with each other and the environment.

  19. Law and government

    25% Skill level

    How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

  20. Telecommunications

    13% Skill level

    Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Speaking

    59% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  2. Active listening

    57% Skill level

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  3. Critical thinking

    57% Skill level

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  4. Reading comprehension

    57% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  5. Writing

    57% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  6. Learning strategies

    55% Skill level

    Figuring out the best way to teach or learn something new.

  7. Social perceptiveness

    54% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  8. Monitoring

    52% Skill level

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  9. Active learning

    48% Skill level

    Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.

  10. Coordination with others

    48% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  11. Instructing

    48% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  12. Complex problem solving

    48% Skill level

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  13. Management of personnel resources

    46% Skill level

    Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, and choosing the best people for the job.

  14. Persuasion

    46% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  15. Time management

    46% Skill level

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  16. Judgment and decision making

    46% Skill level

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  17. Serving others

    46% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  18. Operations analysis

    45% Skill level

    Understanding needs and product requirements to create a design.

  19. Systems evaluation

    43% Skill level

    Measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it.

  20. Systems analysis

    41% Skill level

    Figuring out how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect it.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Oral expression

    61% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  2. Oral comprehension

    59% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  3. Written expression

    59% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  4. Speech clarity

    57% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  5. Written comprehension

    57% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  6. Near vision

    57% Skill level

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  7. Deductive reasoning

    55% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  8. Inductive reasoning

    54% Skill level

    Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.

  9. Brainstorming

    50% Skill level

    Come up with a number of ideas about a topic, even if the ideas aren't very good.

  10. Problem spotting

    48% Skill level

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  11. Originality

    48% Skill level

    Come up with unusual or clever ideas, or creative ways to solve a problem.

  12. Speech recognition

    46% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  13. Categorising

    45% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  14. Sorting or ordering

    43% Skill level

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  15. Far vision

    41% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  16. Selective attention

    41% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  17. Multitasking

    39% Skill level

    Do two or more things at the same time.

  18. Flexibility of closure

    36% Skill level

    See a pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) hidden in other distracting material.

  19. Finger dexterity

    30% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

  20. Perceptual speed

    30% Skill level

    Use your eyes to quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Building good relationships

    85% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  2. Communicating with the public

    75% Skill level

    Giving information to the public, business or government by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  3. Planning and prioritising work

    75% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.

  4. Training and teaching others

    74% Skill level

    Understanding the needs of others, developing training programs, and teaching or instructing.

  5. Communicating within a team

    72% Skill level

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  6. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    69% Skill level

    Keeping up-to-date with technology and new ideas.

  7. Thinking creatively

    68% Skill level

    Using your own ideas for developing, designing, or creating something new.

  8. Researching and investigating

    65% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  9. Making decisions and solving problems

    64% Skill level

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  10. Coaching and developing others

    63% Skill level

    Working out the needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or helping them to improve.

  11. Working with the public

    62% Skill level

    Greeting or serving customers, clients or guests, and public speaking or performing.

  12. Coming up with systems and processes

    62% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and figuring out what you need to do to achieve them.

  13. Scheduling work and activities

    57% Skill level

    Working out the timing of events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.

  14. Coordinating the work of a team

    56% Skill level

    Getting members of a group to work together to finish a task.

  15. Looking for changes over time

    54% Skill level

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  16. Influencing people

    53% Skill level

    Convincing people to buy something or to change their minds or actions.

  17. Helping and caring for others

    52% Skill level

    Providing personal assistance, medical attention, or emotional support.

  18. Explaining things to people

    50% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  19. Leading and encouraging a team

    50% Skill level

    Encouraging and building trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.

  20. Working with computers

    42% Skill level

    Using computers to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.

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O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 21-1091.00 - Health Educators.

Work Environment

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

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Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Electronic mail

    100% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  2. Telephone

    100% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  3. Indoors, heat controlled

    97% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  4. Teamwork

    96% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  5. Contact with the public

    95% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  6. Face-to-face discussions

    93% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  7. Freedom to make decisions

    93% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  8. Lead or coordinate a team

    93% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

  9. Unstructured work

    92% Important

    Have freedom to decide on tasks, priorities, and goals.

  10. Frequent decision making

    92% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  11. Contact with people

    89% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  12. Impact of decisions

    89% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  13. Spend time sitting

    81% Important

    Spend time sitting at work.

  14. Letters and memos

    80% Important

    Write letters and memos.

  15. Being exact or accurate

    79% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  16. Responsible for outcomes

    79% Important

    Take responsibility for the results of other people's work.

  17. Health and safety of others

    78% Important

    Take responsibility for the health and safety of others.

  18. Time pressure

    64% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  19. Public speaking

    64% Important

    Talk to a group of people.

  20. Conflict situations

    60% Important

    Deal with conflict or disagreements.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

  1. Relationships

    100% Important

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

  2. Independence

    76% Important

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  3. Achievement

    71% Important

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

  4. Working conditions

    67% Important

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

  5. Recognition

    57% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

  6. Support

    33% Important

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  1. Helping

    100% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  2. Enterprising

    62% Important

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

  3. Analytical

    48% Important

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

  4. Creative

    48% Important

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

  5. Administrative

    38% Important

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  6. Practical

    24% Important

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 21-1091.00 - Health Educators.

All Other Personal Service Workers

  • $1,163 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth

First Aid Trainers

  • 860 workers Employment Size
  • Medium skill Skill level rating
  • 32% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 45 hours Average full-time
  • 48 years Average age
  • 50% female Gender Share

First Aid Trainers conduct first aid training courses in a variety of settings to a range of clients, including corporate clients, school students, community groups and other members of the public.

You need a certificate IV in training and assessment to work as a First Aid Trainer. It is common for First Aid Trainers to have a post-school qualification in a related field, such as nursing or education.

Tasks
  • Researches, plans, develops and implements first aid curriculum.
  • Facilitates practical experience.
  • Evaluates ongoing and changing educational needs and monitors course outcomes.
  • Participates in developing and implementing policies affecting first aid.

You need a certificate IV in training and assessment to work as a First Aid Trainer. It is common for First Aid Trainers to have a post-school qualification in a related field, such as nursing or education.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • Course Seeker to search and compare higher education courses.
  • ComparED to compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes.
  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Hairdressing and Beauty, Funeral Services, Public Sector, Health Industry, Community Services VET training pathways.

Employers look for Personal Service Workers who are caring and compassionate, who can communicate clearly and are trustworthy.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Education and training

    80% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  2. Customer and personal service

    73% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  3. English language

    73% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  4. Clerical

    64% Skill level

    Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

  5. Psychology

    62% Skill level

    Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

  6. Therapy and counselling

    58% Skill level

    Diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and career counselling and guidance.

  7. Communications and media

    58% Skill level

    Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.

  8. Sociology and anthropology

    57% Skill level

    Group behaviour and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.

  9. Administration and management

    51% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  10. Sales and marketing

    49% Skill level

    Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

  11. Computers and electronics

    46% Skill level

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  12. Mathematics

    43% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  13. Medicine and dentistry

    35% Skill level

    Diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities, including preventive health-care measures.

  14. Philosophy and theology

    35% Skill level

    Philosophical systems and religions, including their basic principles, values, ethics, ways of thinking, customs, practices, and impact on society.

  15. Public safety and security

    32% Skill level

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

  16. Personnel and human resources

    30% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  17. Economics and accounting

    29% Skill level

    Economics and accounting, the financial markets, banking and checking and reporting of financial data.

  18. Biology

    29% Skill level

    Plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, how they rely on and work with each other and the environment.

  19. Law and government

    25% Skill level

    How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

  20. Telecommunications

    13% Skill level

    Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Speaking

    59% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  2. Active listening

    57% Skill level

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  3. Critical thinking

    57% Skill level

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  4. Reading comprehension

    57% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  5. Writing

    57% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  6. Learning strategies

    55% Skill level

    Figuring out the best way to teach or learn something new.

  7. Social perceptiveness

    54% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  8. Monitoring

    52% Skill level

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  9. Active learning

    48% Skill level

    Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.

  10. Coordination with others

    48% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  11. Instructing

    48% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  12. Complex problem solving

    48% Skill level

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  13. Management of personnel resources

    46% Skill level

    Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, and choosing the best people for the job.

  14. Persuasion

    46% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  15. Time management

    46% Skill level

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  16. Judgment and decision making

    46% Skill level

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  17. Serving others

    46% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  18. Operations analysis

    45% Skill level

    Understanding needs and product requirements to create a design.

  19. Systems evaluation

    43% Skill level

    Measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it.

  20. Systems analysis

    41% Skill level

    Figuring out how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect it.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Oral expression

    61% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  2. Oral comprehension

    59% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  3. Written expression

    59% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  4. Speech clarity

    57% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  5. Written comprehension

    57% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  6. Near vision

    57% Skill level

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  7. Deductive reasoning

    55% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  8. Inductive reasoning

    54% Skill level

    Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.

  9. Brainstorming

    50% Skill level

    Come up with a number of ideas about a topic, even if the ideas aren't very good.

  10. Problem spotting

    48% Skill level

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  11. Originality

    48% Skill level

    Come up with unusual or clever ideas, or creative ways to solve a problem.

  12. Speech recognition

    46% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  13. Categorising

    45% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  14. Sorting or ordering

    43% Skill level

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  15. Far vision

    41% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  16. Selective attention

    41% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  17. Multitasking

    39% Skill level

    Do two or more things at the same time.

  18. Flexibility of closure

    36% Skill level

    See a pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) hidden in other distracting material.

  19. Finger dexterity

    30% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

  20. Perceptual speed

    30% Skill level

    Use your eyes to quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Building good relationships

    85% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  2. Communicating with the public

    75% Skill level

    Giving information to the public, business or government by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  3. Planning and prioritising work

    75% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.

  4. Training and teaching others

    74% Skill level

    Understanding the needs of others, developing training programs, and teaching or instructing.

  5. Communicating within a team

    72% Skill level

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  6. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    69% Skill level

    Keeping up-to-date with technology and new ideas.

  7. Thinking creatively

    68% Skill level

    Using your own ideas for developing, designing, or creating something new.

  8. Researching and investigating

    65% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  9. Making decisions and solving problems

    64% Skill level

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  10. Coaching and developing others

    63% Skill level

    Working out the needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or helping them to improve.

  11. Working with the public

    62% Skill level

    Greeting or serving customers, clients or guests, and public speaking or performing.

  12. Coming up with systems and processes

    62% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and figuring out what you need to do to achieve them.

  13. Scheduling work and activities

    57% Skill level

    Working out the timing of events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.

  14. Coordinating the work of a team

    56% Skill level

    Getting members of a group to work together to finish a task.

  15. Looking for changes over time

    54% Skill level

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  16. Influencing people

    53% Skill level

    Convincing people to buy something or to change their minds or actions.

  17. Helping and caring for others

    52% Skill level

    Providing personal assistance, medical attention, or emotional support.

  18. Explaining things to people

    50% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  19. Leading and encouraging a team

    50% Skill level

    Encouraging and building trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.

  20. Working with computers

    42% Skill level

    Using computers to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 21-1091.00 - Health Educators.

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Electronic mail

    100% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  2. Telephone

    100% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  3. Indoors, heat controlled

    97% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  4. Teamwork

    96% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  5. Contact with the public

    95% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  6. Face-to-face discussions

    93% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  7. Freedom to make decisions

    93% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  8. Lead or coordinate a team

    93% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

  9. Unstructured work

    92% Important

    Have freedom to decide on tasks, priorities, and goals.

  10. Frequent decision making

    92% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  11. Contact with people

    89% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  12. Impact of decisions

    89% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  13. Spend time sitting

    81% Important

    Spend time sitting at work.

  14. Letters and memos

    80% Important

    Write letters and memos.

  15. Being exact or accurate

    79% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  16. Responsible for outcomes

    79% Important

    Take responsibility for the results of other people's work.

  17. Health and safety of others

    78% Important

    Take responsibility for the health and safety of others.

  18. Time pressure

    64% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  19. Public speaking

    64% Important

    Talk to a group of people.

  20. Conflict situations

    60% Important

    Deal with conflict or disagreements.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

  1. Relationships

    100% Important

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

  2. Independence

    76% Important

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  3. Achievement

    71% Important

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

  4. Working conditions

    67% Important

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

  5. Recognition

    57% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

  6. Support

    33% Important

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  1. Helping

    100% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  2. Enterprising

    62% Important

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

  3. Analytical

    48% Important

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

  4. Creative

    48% Important

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

  5. Administrative

    38% Important

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  6. Practical

    24% Important

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

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