What Is a Skills Matrix?

A skills matrix is a commonly used tool for assessing training needs that can be updated and reviewed by a group of people in a single chart. The skills matrix helps to identify skills and gaps within a team, assess training requirements and develop new skills.

The tool known as the skills matrix is a technique that provides insight into individual skills and group dynamics to more efficiently train the team. To use this tool most effectively, it is ideal to evaluate the conditions for on the job training, recognize the roles within the team and review and set standards of performance.