• What is Employability?

What is Employability?

The Scottish Funding Council (SFC) defines employability as:

A set of achievements -skills, understandings and personal attributes- that make graduates more likely to gain employment and be successful in their chosen occupations, which benefit themselves, the workforce, the community and the economyā€¯"
Scottish Funding Councils for Further and Higher Education, 2004, Learning to Work: Enhancing employability and enterprise in Scottish further and higher education, Edinburgh

Employability addresses the capacity for employment rather than employment per se.

Higher Education Academy student employability profiles.

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