Key time management skills

The six skills below are key to improving your time management. Practising them will give you more control, confidence and satisfaction when completing your assessments.

In order to be successful in time management, you need to practise these skills regularly. Return to this list in a few days or weeks and see how you have done.

It is OK to start small and improve your time management skills gradually - just keep in mind that completing your assessments on time is essential!


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