This unit examines the decision-making processes and capabilities required by those in positions of authority within council. It recognises the impact of personal and community influences upon councillors when making clear and strong decisions

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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: - questioning; - listening; - research; - management, and; - lateral thinking. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - decision making processes; - legislation affecting councils, and; - responsibilities conferred upon councilors to act responsibly and ethically.

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