Types of skills for training
- Sensory skills: vision, hearing, taste, smell and touch (eg wine taster, coffee taster or proofreader). Develop on the foundation of our innate abilities
- Motor skills: relating to muscular movement such as walking, running and writing (eg dancer, plasterer, landscape gardener or administrator). Develop on the foundation of our innate abilities
- Sensorimotor skills: a combination of sensory and motor (eg decorator, hairdresser or pianist)
- Social skills: interaction and communication with others (eg sales rep, negotiator, bar staff or receptionist)
- Cognitive skills: analysis and evaluation of information (eg speech writer, computer analyst or lecturer)
We have established that skills are special types of abilities or techniques.
Your taskThink back to the situation at Dekka Cakes & Bakes. What types of skills will need to be developed by the trainer?
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