Deaf Adult Upgrading Program

Knowledge + Skills + Attitudes = Competencies 

Competencies are the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that people need to carry out everyday tasks successfully.  

The OALCF has six competencies:

A) Finding and Using Information

B) Communicating Ideas and Information

C) Understand and Use Numbers

D) Use Digital Technology

E) Manage Learning

F) Engage With Others

Competencies A and B

Competency A: Find and Use Information

A1: Reading Continuous Text

A2: Interpreting Documents

A3: Extract Information from Digital/Broadcast Media

Competency B: Communicate Ideas & Information

B1: Interact with Others

B2: Write Continuous Text

B3: Complete and Create Documents

Competency C

Competency C: Understand and Use Numbers

C1: Manage Money

C2: Manage Time

C3: Measurements

C4: Manage Data

Competencies D, E, and F

Competency D: Use Digital Technology

D1, D2, & D3: Use Digital Technology

Competency E: Manage Learning

Competency F: Engage with Others

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Oshawa, Ontario L1H 1H2
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