S.No. Units Duration in Periods
1 Unit 1: Communication Skills - I 20
2 Unit 2: Self Management Skills - I 10
3 Unit 3: Basic ICT Skills - I 25
4 Unit 4: Entrepreneurial Skills - I 15
5 Unit 5: Green Skills - I 10
  Total 80

Unit 1: Communication Skills - I

1. Demonstrate knowledge of various methods of communication

  • Methods of communication.
  • Verbal.
  • Non-verbal.
  • Visual.

2. Identify elements of communication cycle

  • Meaning of communication
  • Importance of communication skills
  • Elements of communication cycle
    • (i) sender,
    • (ii) ideas,
    • (iii) encoding,
    • (iv) communication channel,
    • (v) receiver,
    • (vi) decoding, and
    • (vii) feedback

3. Identify the factors affecting our perspectives in Communication

  • Perspectives in communication.
  • Factors affecting perspectives in communication.
  • Visual perception.
  • Language.
  • Past experience.
  • Prejudices.
  • Feelings.
  • Environment.

4. Demonstrate the knowledge of basic writing skills

  • Writing skills
  • Phrases
  • Kinds of sentences
  • Parts of sentence
  • Parts of speech
  • Use of articles
  • Construction of a paragraph

Unit 2: Self Management Skills - I

1. Describe the meaning and importance of self-management

  • Meaning of self-management.
  • Positive results of self- management.
  • Self-management skills.

2. Identify the factors that helps in building self-confidence

  • Factors that help in building self-confidence - social, cultural, and physical factors
  • Self-confidence building tips - getting rid of the negative thoughts, thinking positively, staying happy with small things, staying clean, hygienic and smart, chatting with positive people, etc.

Unit 3: Basic ICT Skills - I

1. Describe the role of ICT in day-to-day life

  • Introduction to ICT
  • Role and importance of ICT in personal life and at Workplace
  • ICT in our daily life (examples)
  • ICT tools 9 Mobile, tab, radio, TV, email, etc.

2. Identify the various components of computer system

  • Basic components of computer system.
  • Hardware and software.
  • Primary and secondary memory.
  • Input, Output and Storage devices.

3. Identify various peripheral devices

  • Various peripheral devices and their use.
  • Examples of peripherals.

4. Perform basic computer operations

  • Procedure for starting and shutting down a computer.
  • Operating Systems (OS).
  • Types of OS - DOS, Windows, Linux.
  • Desktop of Windows and Linux.
  • Files and folder.
  • Keyboard and mouse operations.
  • Common desktop operations.

5. Connect with the world using Internet and its Applications

  • Introduction to Internet.
  • Applications of Internet.
  • Internet Browser.
  • Websites and web pages.
  • Email applications.
  • Email accounts.
  • Sending and receiving email.
  • Introduction to social media.
  • Blog.
  • Twitter.
  • Facebook.
  • Youtube.
  • WhatsApp.
  • Digital India.

Unit 4: Entrepreneurial Skills - I

1. Identify various types of business activities

  • Types of businesses - service, manufacturing, hybrid.
  • Types of businesses found in our community Business activities around us.

2. Demonstrate the knowledge of distinguishing characteristics of entrepreneurship

  • Meaning of Entrepreneurship development.
  • Distinguishing characteristics of entrepreneurship.
  • Role and rewards of entrepreneurship.

Unit 5: Green Skills - I

1. Demonstrate the knowledge of the factors influencing natural resource conservation

  • Introduction to environment.
  • Relationship between society and environment, ecosystem and factors causing imbalance.
  • Natural resource conservation.
  • Environment protection and conservation.

2. Describe the importance of green economy and green skills

  • Definition of green economy.
  • Importance of green Economy.