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1272.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED), 2001  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 22/08/2001   
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SOCIAL SKILLS PROGRAMMES develop skills required for day to day interacting and functioning in society.

The main purpose of this narrow field of education is to develop an understanding of key competencies and skills that are needed for personal survival and independent living.

Courses in Narrow Field 1203 Social Skills Programmes develop skills in:
. parenting
. running a household
. social and interpersonal relationships

This narrow field comprises the following detailed fields:

120301  Social and Interpersonal Skills Programmes
120303  Survival Skills Programmes
120305  Parental Education Programmes
120399  Social Skills Programmes, n.e.c.

120301 Social and Interpersonal Skills Programmes

Social and Interpersonal Skills Programmes develop skills for interacting with family and people in the wider community.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. personal and social relationships
. social etiquette
. interpersonal communication


Personal management training. This is included in Detailed Field 080305 Personal Management Training.

120303 Survival Skills Programmes

Survival Skills Programmes develop skills for managing a household.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. basic home economics
. banking and buying

120305 Parental Education Programmes

Parental Education Programmes develop skills for parenting.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. providing for children
. dealing with conflict
. resolving values problems
. setting boundaries

120399 Social Skills Programmes, n.e.c.

This detailed field includes all Social Skills Programmes not elsewhere classified.

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