This unit covers operating as a member of a team, where operations and outcomes are dependent on the performance of the entire team.

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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: - contributing to achievement of team goals; - communicating and cooperating with team members; - coordinating work effort with others; - applying effective interpersonal skills; - reading, interpreting and following information on written job instructions, specifications, standard operating procedures, charts, lists, drawings and other applicable reference documents, and; - solving problems. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - effective interpersonal strategies and skills; - relationships and roles within team and with others; - reporting relationships and procedures; - own responsibilities with respect to products/services to be provided by team; - skills and competencies of the individual and other employees performing interdependent activities; - team goals, objectives and task requirements; - sources of technical expertise/assistance; - appropriate forms of communication; - hazards and control measures associated with team activities, including housekeeping, and; - safe work practices and procedures.

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