One of the most important skills required in the workplace during a modern apprenticeship is active listening. Active listening means listening intently and responding to what the other person is saying. We have compiled some tips to help improve your listening skills. These tips are useful for both interviews and during your apprenticeship:
Make Sure You’ve Understood what they have Said
A good way to ensure that you have understood the main points of a conversation is to repeat what they’ve just said in your own words. An example of this would be “So, what you’re saying is . . .”
Remember to only repeat what was said and not to form your own conclusions.