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This Key skills are a range of essential skills that underpin success in education, employment, lifelong learning and personal development. Key skills qualifications (levels 1-4) in communication, application of number and information technology (IT) are available across all post-16 routes in England , Wales and Northern Ireland . Also available at levels 1-4 are the wider key skills units: working with others, improving own learning and performance, problem solving.
For students and trainees working towards the key skill qualifications in Communication, Application of Number or IT, assessment comprises both an internal (portfolio) and an external (test) component. For those working towards the key skill units in Working with Others, Improving Own Learning and Performance or Problem Solving, assessment is via an internal (portfolio) component alone.