This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to conduct individual and group instruction, demonstrate work skills and assess the success of training and one's own training performance, using existing learning resources in a safe and comfortable learning environment.

It emphasises the training as being driven by the work process and context, and applies to a person working under supervision as a work skill instructor in a wide range of settings not restricted to training organisations,

Unit details

Study level:
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 competency unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of project and 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: - carrying out a minimum of three training sessions, involving demonstrating and instructing particular work skills for at least two different individuals or small groups, with each session addressing: - different learning objectives, and; - a range of delivery techniques and effective communication skills appropriate to the audience.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - learner characteristics and needs; - the content and requirements of the relevant learning program, and/or the delivery plan; - the sources and availability of relevant learning resources and learning materials; - the content of relevant learning resources and learning materials; - training techniques that enhance learning, and when to use them; - introductory knowledge of learning principles and learning styles; - key workplace health and safety (WHS) issues in the learning environment, including: roles and responsibilities of key personnel; responsibilities of learners; relevant policies and procedures, including hazard identification, risk assessment, reporting requirements, safe use of equipment and emergency procedures, and; risk controls for the specific learning environment.

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