Occupational Skills and Additional Details for:

Animal Trainers

Typical Education and Training Path
Moderate-term on-the-job training (1-12 mos.)

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      Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.

      Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.

      Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.

      Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

      Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

      Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

      Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

      Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

      Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

      Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.

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