Module 2 - Acquisition of key and transversal competences

Module  2

Title: Acquisition of key and transversal competences


Responsible partner

Fundación Pascual Tomás

Aims and  Overarching

Objectives of the module

The SE coachers should be able to:

·         Use a number of practical tools which will improve key and transversal competencies of his/her client.


Upon use of those tools the jobseeker with disability will be able to:

·           Understand oral communication and distinguishing among the facts (information received) or opinion of others.

·           Understand meaning of written texts related to the professional field where she/he will work

·           Differentiate information and ideas.

·           Recognise different non-verbal communication signs from the others.

·           Make a safe use of technologies of the information society (ICT).

·           Use different ICT tools – MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint, PDF, web conferencing tools.


Summary of the module content and table of content items

This module provides the SE coach to support the improvement of some key and transverse competencies of his/her client with disability. These competencies are related mainly to the communication (oral, written, non-verbal) and use of ICT tools at work (email, MS Word, MS Excel, Power point, Web conferencing, PDF etc.) which will enable jobseekers with disabilities to function successfully at work and in the society as equal citizen. To do this, the SE coach will be entitled to use practical tools included in this module based on application of person centered approach. 

Table of contents:

1.- Basic skills in mother tongue

1.1 Oral expression in different environments

1.2 Communication

       1.2.1 Social varieties of language

       1.2.2 Interpretation of oral communication


1.3 Understanding of written texts

      1.3.1 Analysis of written text

1.4 Discussion and Debate

      1.4.1 Participation in a debate or discussion

      1.5 Non-verbal communication

    1.5.1 Gestures

    1.5.2 Postures

    1.5.3 Voice volume (tone)

    1.5.4 Eye contact


2.- Information and communications technology

      2.1 Programs and office applications

      2.2 The email

      2.3 Other ICT tools

Training workload

1.   Theoretical part (hours): 5 hours

2.   Practical part (hours): 5 hours

  3.   Assessment (hours): 1 hour

Educational resources required

1.   PC, laptop or tablet.

2.   Internet access.

3.   E‐mail account

4.   Blindfolds

5.   Paper sheets

6.   Calculator

7.   Dictionaries

8.   Wheelchair or office chair with rollers

9.   Sufficient gaming space

Learning pathways

1.   Face to face: 0 hours

2.   E‐learning: 5 hours

3.   Practice: 5 hours

 4.   Internship: 0 hours

Previous knowledge

1.   Being   literate,   have   basic   knowledge   in   language.

   2.   Basic communication skills.

Learning outcomes


Knowledge to use different practical tools with his/her client in terms of communication and use of different ICT tools.


Skill to implement person centered approach in selection of practical tools for the acquision of key and transversal competencies.


Increased   of   SE   coachers’   awareness   towards the importance of satisfactory level of key and transversal competencies towards successful realization onto labour market of clients with disabilities.


ECTS = 1 credit; ECVET = 10% weight

Assessment (type)

Self-assessment test