This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine and analyse existing and required resources, their effective application and the accountability for their use.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - monitor resource usage; - maintain records of resource requirements and usage; - calculate costs and expenditures in relation to use and maintenance of business resources; - acquire and allocate physical resources and services to team members; - consult and communicate with individuals and teams about acquiring and using resources; - monitor, review and report on resource use acquisition, allocation, use and procedures, and; - follow organisational policies and procedures in relation to business resource acquisition and monitoring. Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - describe the functions of business equipment used in an organisation and identify common faults, and; - identify organisational policies, plans and procedures in relation to business resource acquisition and monitoring.

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