This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to comply with the protection and lawful use of intellectual property (IP) and to implement relevant organisational ethics and privacy policies.

It applies to individuals who are required to use IP owned by other persons and organisations, and to support organisations and stakeholders with the compliance of organisational ethics, and privacy policies.

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: *evaluate and implement at least three different types of intellectual property (IP) within an organisation *assist, on at least two occasions, with the development and implementation of organisational IP, ethics and privacy policy and procedures. In the course of the above, the candidate must: *assist with maintenance of organisational IP, ethics and privacy policy procedures *review potential risks and non-compliance incidents *contribute to the development of non-compliance incident recommendations. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: *key legislation required to evaluate and implement IP in the ICT industry *key policies, procedures and documentation in the ICT industry, including those related to: - organisational IP policies and procedures - codes of ethics pertinent to the ICT industry - privacy *key organisational communication processes and procedures related to identifying IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments.

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