This unit covers a person planning their own work where tasks involve one or more steps or functions and are carried out routinely on a regular basis. It includes the concepts of following routine instructions, specifications and requirements.

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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: - obtaining instructions for tasks from correct source of information (job card, supervisor, work colleagues and others); - clarifying tasks and required outcomes with appropriate personnel where necessary; - identifying relevant specifications from documentation, job cards, or other information source; - preparing plans for tasks; - sequencing activities; - comparing planned steps against specifications and task requirements, and; - communicating and interpreting information appropriate to the scope of this unit. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - correct sources of information for a particular task; - procedures for obtaining instructions and clarification; - specifications for the task; - hazards and established control measures associated with the routine task, including housekeeping, and; - safe work practices and procedures.

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