This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to utilise selection criteria and policies to make selection decisions in consultation with relevant personnel in specific sporting areas and or activities. It focuses on conveying selection criteria and policy to potential candidates, compiling selection data for potential candidates and applying organisational selection policies.

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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: - build rapport with candidates; - convey information and confirm understanding of selection policies and procedures; - consult and deliberate with panel members; - notify successful candidates, and provide constructive feedback to unsuccessful candidates; - language and literacy skills to research, analyse and document selection data and selection for candidates; - objectively and ethically apply selection criteria; - evaluate candidates to select appropriate applicants; - identify and address problems and issues in the implementation of selection policies; - make recommendations for adjustments to meet changing requirements in the sport, club or organisation, and; - planning and organising skills to follow procedures for the effective implementation of selection policies and procedures within required timeframes.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - organisation selection objectives, criteria and policy to enable sound decision making; - regulations and guidelines such as eligibility requirements that impact on selection of candidates for the relevant sport or activity to enable fair application of selection policies; - expected levels of performance to inform the application of selection policies and procedures; - relevant legislation to enable the selection procedure to be conducted with integrity and rigour; - organisational roles and responsibilities of key people and communication channels in relation to selection of candidates to enable the efficient exchange and referral of information, and; - conflict resolution strategies to enable appropriate responses to selection disputes.

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