This unit covers performing work ethically and competently, making judgements about work priorities and information requirements to achieve effective working relationships and engineering outcomes.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:


MEM16006A - Organise and communicate information


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: - setting personal goals and plans; - completing allocated within time limits; - seeking feedback from internal and external sources; - providing clear and precise information to team members; - communicating in meetings; - using feedback to develop ways of improving performance; - accessing and using appropriate development opportunities; - mentoring; - obtaining all relevant legislation, statutory requirements and standards; - obtaining all relevant commercial documents; - documenting the processes and outcomes - processing and filing the masters and file copies of documents; - setting priorities; - using technology appropriately; - work plans, programs and/or budgets are prepared in accordance with organisational procedures; - monitoring, reviewing and modifying work plans, programs and/or budgets; - achieving targets by the effective and efficient use of resources; - introducing changes smoothly and with minimal disruption; - communicating changes to be implemented; - preparing plans for the implementation of authorised changes; - providing regular and complete progress reports to clients/stakeholders/suppliers/regulators, and; - procuring materials/supplies/services in accordance with organisational procedures.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - techniques for ensuring that personal goals and plans reflect an organisation's plans; - performance acts as a role model for others; - ways in which personal goals are achieved and extended; - the value of cultural diversity; - internal and external sources of feedback on products, services and/or performance; - team members roles and responsibilities; - ways of gaining and using feedback; - options for suitable professional development opportunities; - the role of mentor in the engineering team; - sources of relevant codes, standards, legislation and regulations; - the need and relevance for commercial information; - the procedures for documenting processes and outcomes; - techniques for prioritising competing demands; - options for using various types of relevant technology; - the procedures for preparing work plans, programs and budgets; - the authority responsible for authorising work plans, programs and budgets; - the procedures for modifying work plans, programs and/or budgets; - human and physical resources; - techniques for optimising resource utilisation; - opportunities to introduce change; - the benefits of the proposed change; - the costs and risks associated with the proposed change; - those affected by change; - emerging challenges and opportunities; - opportunities to implement change and innovation; - reasons for implementing change and innovation; - strategies for implementing change and innovation; - customer needs; - clients/stakeholders/suppliers/regulators and their business relationships; - information required by clients/stakeholders/suppliers/regulators; - the suppliers of materials/services/components/equipment, etc.; - procurement procedures; - the authority responsible for authorising the procurement of materials/supplies/services, and; - commercial issues associated with the procurement process.

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