This unit covers the application of skills and knowledge in taking responsibility for ones own competency development. It encompasses understanding the structure of a competency development plan, participating the development of a personal competency development plan, understanding responsibilities and obligation under competency development plan, following activities for developing competency, self-monitoring competency development and meeting trainee obligations for periodic reporting of competency development activities.

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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 and knowledge: - competency development (training) plans; - qualification structure; - responsibilities of parties to the contract; - electrotechnology industry career opportunities; - industry customs and practices; - monitoring of workplace evidence; - RTO Policies; - apprentice/learner discipline policy; - attendance at the Vocational and Technical Education Centre; - fire and emergencies at the Vocational and Technical Education Centre; - entry requirements; - RTOs responsibility to receive and monitor workplace activities of the apprentice/learner; - industry requirements for monitoring workplace evidence; - acceptable methods for monitoring and reporting workplace activities; - apprentice's/Learner's responsibility to participate in the reporting of workplace activities; - RTOs requirements in periodically evaluating development of apprentices/learners from the workplace activities information gathered, and providing feedback and advice on areas requiring improvement; - employers responsibilities to participate in monitoring, reporting and confirming workplace activities, and assisting in overcoming areas requiring development by the apprentice/learner, and; - options for appeal or assistance from RTO or State Training Authority (STA).

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