A Transferable  Skills Analysis is one of the most important documents a Vocational Rehabilitation Professional can construct.  Typically, it provides the key stakeholders with the information necessary to assist a client reenter the work force after the onset of a disabling condition.  It can also assist an individual, without a disability, examine vocational options.

A Transferable Skills Analysis (TSA) is an effective, simple and cost-effective technique to assist in the vocational rehabilitation process.  It is of particular value in aiding the Vocational Rehabilitation Professional in assisting disabled individuals in determining alternative vocational goals.

In this Module the participant will review the fundamental concepts behind Transferable Skills Analysis, explore available computer software and go through a step-by-step process to construct a TSA.  This Module with provide the participant with the knowledge necessary to construct an effective TSA which will provide needed information to the client, the funder or any other interested party.


After completing this Module the participant will be able to:

  • Understand the advantages and disadvantages of a Transferable Skills Analysis
  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of computerized TSAs
  • Construct a Transferable Skills Analysis
  • Utilize a TSA within a professional context

Continuing Education Unit

It is anticipated that the participant could receive CEU’s for this workshop through Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada, College of Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals, and Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification. Written letters of participation can also be provided for other organizations (e.g. NIDMAR).

VRA Canada Approved CEU ID: 20669  -  6 CEUs

Module Content