ERIC Number: ED459344
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Generic ICT Skills Profiles: Future Skills for Tomorrow's World.
International Co-operation Europe Ltd. (ICEL), Brussels, Belgium.
This document describes generic skills profiles relevant to key jobs in information and communications technology (ICT). The profiles cover the main job areas for which the ICT industry is experiencing skills shortages. These types of information are provided for 18 generic job profiles: job description (vision, role, lifestyle); examples of job titles; tasks associated with the job; technology areas associated with the job; type and level of skills; description of career path/future opportunities; the type of person this job would suit; businesses in which jobs of this type are typical; and an interview with an individual employed in this area. The generic job profiles include five in telecommunications (radio frequency engineering, digital design, data communications engineering, digital signal processing applications design, communications network design); five in software and services (software and applications development, software architecture and design, multimedia design, IT business consultancy, technical support); three in products and systems (product design, integration and test/implementation and test engineering, systems specialist), and five in cross sector (ICT marketing management, ICT project management, research and technology development, ICT management, ICT sales management). Appendixes include lists of behavioral skills and definitions and of technical skills and definitions. (YLB)
Descriptors: Business Administration, Computer Science Education, Computer Software Development, Demand Occupations, Developed Nations, Engineering Education, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Information Technology, Job Analysis, Job Skills, Labor Needs, Occupational Information, Technology Education, Telecommunications
CEDEFOP, P.O. Box 22427, Thessaloniki, GR-55102 Greece (#205EN, Free). Tel: 30 31 49 01 11; Fax: 30 31 49 01 02; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.trainingvillage.gr/. For full text: http://www2.trainingvillage.gr/download/publication/panorama /2205 /2205_en.pdf. For full text: http://www.career-space.com/allprofiles.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium).; European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, Thessaloniki (Greece).
Authoring Institution: International Co-operation Europe Ltd. (ICEL), Brussels, Belgium.
Identifiers: Computer Related Occupations; Europe; Marketing Education
Note: Career Space is a consortium of BT, Cisco Systems, IBM Europe, Intel, Microsoft Europe, Nokia, Nortel Networks, Philips Semiconductors, Siemens AG, Telefonica S.A., Thales, and European Information, Communications, and Consumer Electronics Industry Technology Association (EICTA). Supported CEN/ISSS, Convention of National Societies of Electrical Engineers of Europe (EUREL), e-skills NTO, and universities and technical institutions.