This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to undertake planning related to one's own career in various contexts in the transport and logistics industry.  It includes self-assessing skills and abilities, investigating possible career opportunities, developing and implementing a career plan and monitoring progress against the plan. The unit generally applies to individuals who wish to develop their own career paths, at whatever level, within the industry.

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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: - analysing strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats (SWOT); - applying relevant legislation and workplace procedures; - completing relevant documentation; - developing strategies for managing one's own career; - managing personal change and planning; - reflecting on own competencies and performance, and; - undertaking appropriate research and questioning related to career planning.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - career development options; - changing demographics and workforce skill needs and trends; - legislation, policies and procedures relating to career development including work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) and environment; - methods of self-assessment used to identify values, preferences, skills, knowledge; - organisational planning for human resources at a strategic level; - performance management principles and strategies; - strategic approach to career planning, and; - succession planning principles, approaches and strategies.

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