This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to facilitate legislative, regulatory and National Quality Framework compliance within an education and care service. This unit applies to educators working in a range of education and care services.

Unit details

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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: - checked and maintained compliance in an education and care service, including: interpreting and applying the requirements outlined in the National Quality Framework in at least one education and care service, and; facilitating a self-assessment process in at least one education and care service; - developed at least one quality improvement plan, including: documenting and checking information for accuracy and completeness, and; consulting with at least one other educator or service coordinator to review the plan, and; - performed the activities outlined in the performance criteria of this unit during a period of at least 120 hours of work in at least one regulated education and care service.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - how to access: the National Quality Framework; the National Quality Standards, and; the relevant approved learning framework; - how to interpret the relevance of framework and standards documents in guiding work in this unit of competency; - other legislation, standards and regulations relevant to the children's services industry; - processes for engaging stakeholders in the planning and consultation stages of quality assurance; - support systems, including government and non-government consultants, resources and personnel, and; - best-practice principles and emerging trends in service delivery area.

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