Research and analysis

Occupational skills profiles: feasibility study

A study looking at creating transferable sets of skills descriptions to help measure and compare job requirements.

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Developing occupational skills profiles for the UK: a feasibility study

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This aim of this study is to test whether it is possible to generate profiles of skills required for particular occupations. It uses information from a detailed American system of skills classification, O*NET, and the UK standard occupational classification (SOC) to assess how this could be done and whether this is possible.

Published 1 February 2012