Foundational Competency Chart


This chart is designed to provide a useful reference for determining which of the many Partnership courses will enhance your skills in any of the four foundational competency categories. Each competency category icon links to a definition of that competency and lists the skills associated with each.

Courses that are currently being offered through our Skills for Success catalog can be located through the "Now Being Offered, Find Out Where" link next to each course title.

To view the course description, click on the course title.

Visit the Workforce Development Competencies page to read more about Competencies and their descriptions.

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Communication &
Interpersonal Relations

Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
Professionalism & Self-Management

Reading &
Locating Information

Courses



Now Being Offered Link to Communication & Interpersonal Relations description Link to Critical Thinking & Problem Solving description Link to Professionalism & Self-Management description Link to Reading and Locationg Information description
A Career in Nursing: Is it Right for You?
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Addressing Conflict in Customer Relations
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Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Advanced
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Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Basics
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Air Conditioning and Refrigeration: EPA Section 608 Certification      
Back Injury Prevention    
Basic Writing - A Creative Approach: Level 1
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Being an Effective Team Member
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Best Practices in Resume and Interview Preparation
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Blueprint Reading Fundamentals
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Building a Better Vocabulary    
Building Better Work Relationships
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Career Options Within NYS Government Using GOT-IT    
Carpentry Advanced
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Carpentry Basics
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Change: Making it Work    
Computer Basics      
Computer Ergonomics Assessor Training  
Conversational Spanish
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Critical Thinking  
Customer Service
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Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
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Dealing with Stress      
Designing Dynamic Presentations        
Effective Problem Solving    
Electricity Advanced
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Electricity Basics
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Emotional Intelligence in Customer Relations
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Energy Conservation: Alternative Technologies and Sustainability
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English for Speakers of Other Languages
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Enhance Your Skills: Reading, Writing and Math Basics
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Essentials of Writing
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Feedback: Making it Effective      
Financing Your Education
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Focus on Pronunciation    
Focus on Pronunciation: Level 1
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Focus on Pronunciation: Level 2
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Fundamental Math Skills    
Getting Organized: Time, Tasks, and Life
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Getting Started on a Healthier Lifestyle      
Grammar and Punctuation Workshop      
High School Equivalency Prep
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Influencing with Confidence    
Internet Research Skills      
Introduction to Accounting
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Introduction to Data Analysis      
Job Etiquette    
Keep Your Cool: Ways to Protect Your Professional Reputation
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Managing Stress in Customer Relations
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Managing Your Finances
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Masonry Advanced
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Masonry Basics
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Merit System: Examinations and Eligible Lists    
Merit System: Transfers
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Microsoft Excel 2013 Basics
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Microsoft Excel 2016 Intermediate
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Microsoft Outlook 2016: Organizing and Managing Your Email
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Microsoft Outlook 2016: Working with Calendars
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Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Basics    
Microsoft Word 2013 Basics
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Plumbing Advanced
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Plumbing Basics
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Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls
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Professionalism in the Digital Age      
Protect Your Identity    
Reading Comprehension
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Small Engine Basics
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Stress in the Workplace
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Study Skills    
Successful Business Writing
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Take Control of Your Time    
The Organized Office Worker
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Understanding Today's Computer
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Using Credit Wisely
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Using the Merit System    
Using the Tuition Benefits Program
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Workplace Social Skills
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Writing and Editing Skills for Supervisors
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Writing Effective Reports and Evaluations
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Writing Effectively    
Writing Successful Email    
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