This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply legislation relevant to organisational operations.  The unit focuses on analysis and interpretation of relevant legislation to inform the review of current organisational systems to determine compliance with legal obligations and promote the modification or development and implementation of systems to promote business compliance.

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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: - liaise with colleagues; - convey information about legal obligations; - seek feedback on organisation policies, procedures and implementation strategies to support organisation compliance and undertake a review of these systems; - undertake research of relevant legislation and legal information; - interpret and update information to promote compliance; - document information to support compliance; - review compliance of current organisation policies and procedures; - identify problems and gaps; - modify or develop initiatives to promote compliance with legal obligations, and; - technology skills to access relevant legal information from electronic sources.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - organisation systems and their relationship to legislative obligations to enable understanding of the purpose and aims of these systems and their effective functioning; - organisation policies and procedures related to legislative requirements and compliance to enable an assessment of gaps and potential modifications to be identified; - legislation and industry codes of practice which govern operations to enable organisation compliance; - evaluation techniques to enable the effective review of organisation policies and procedures, and; - appropriate implementation strategies for organisation policies and procedures that meet compliance requirements.

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