SPEEDY ICT Skills – ICTC - Focus on Information Technology (FIT)

ICT Skills

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Welcome to FIT’s ICT skills page!

Here you will discover the skills businesses are looking for and understand what they really mean. Our skills page is an easy way for students to view today’s in-demand skills and be able to assess their current and/or desired skill-set.


A-Z . . .

Advanced IT Skills
Developing, installing, and implementing advanced computer systems and applications.

Analytical Thinking
Analyzing and synthesizing information to understand issues, identify options, and support sound decision making.

Application Support and Maintenance
Demonstrating knowledge and ability to design, define, construct, enhance, support and maintain application software on one or more platforms including web.

Knowledge and ability to apply architecture theories, principles, concepts, practices, methodologies and frameworks.

Artistic Capabilities
Showing imaginative skill in arrangement or execution.

Attention to Detail
Being precise and accurate in answering questions, making decisions, and creating documents, records, and projects.

Listening to others and communicating articulately, fostering open communication.

Generating new ideas and concepts, or making connections between ideas where none previously existed.

Decision Making
Making decisions involving varied levels of risk and ambiguity.

Being wholly committed to something, such as an ideal, political cause, or personal goal.

The ability to develop and implement applied and/or fundamental research to produce a prototype, fine-tune a new product, or even improve an existing product.

The art of representing objects or forms on a surface chiefly by means of lines.

The ability to manage money, banking, investments, and credit.

General Business Skills
The ability to conduct oneself accordingly in an office environment.

Information Management
Using appropriate procedures to collect, classify, organize, retrieve, maintain and disseminate information while considering privacy and security.

Dealing with situations and issues proactively and persistently, seizing opportunities that arise.

Generating viable, new approaches and solutions.

Assuming a leadership role in helping others achieve excellent results.

Planning, organizing, controlling processes and resources and evaluating results and risks to achieve the organization’s goals and objectives.

Multimedia Skills
Ability to integrate animation, audio, graphics, text, and full-motion video through computer hardware and software.

Effectively handling more than one task at the same time.

Networking Skills
Creating a group of acquaintances and associates and keeping it active through regular communication for mutual benefit.

Organizational Skills
Developing, implementing, evaluating and adjusting plans to reach goals, while ensuring the optimal use of resources.

Showing or expressing strong beliefs, interest, or enthusiasm.

People Skills
Having the ability to interact and work well with others.

Developing, implementing, evaluating and adjusting plans and schedules to reach goals, within the constraint of ensuring the effective use of resources.

Problem Solving
The ability to discover, analyze and solve problems in order to find a solution that best resolves the issue.


Production Knowledge
Understanding the techniques and methods needed to create something from its inception to completion.

Project Management
Planning, organizing and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific ICT project goals and objectives.

Software Knowledge
Having an in-depth understanding and working knowledge of various computer software programs and applications.

Strategic Thinking
Generating and applying unique insights and opportunities to create a competitive advantage.

Working collaboratively with others to achieve goals.

Validating the quality and/or operation of hardware and software in their entirety or in component pieces in accordance with standards and requirements.

Time Management
Planning and exercising conscious control over the amount of time spent on specific activities to increase effectiveness, efficiency and productivity.

Trend Awareness
Being constantly aware of existing, new, and emerging technology trends.

Writing Skills
Communicating ideas and information in writing to ensure that information and messages are understood and have the desired impact.