This unit of competency sets out the knowledge and skills required to translate the business plan into operational strategies to deliver CAD services. These strategies may involve managing CAD equipment, materials, premises and physical and human resources and the development of operational procedures.

Unit details

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessors must be satisfied that the candidate can competently and consistently perform all elements of the unit as specified by the associated performance criteria, including required skills and knowledge, and to be capable of applying the competency in new and different situations and contexts within the timeframes typically expected of the discipline, work function and industrial environment. Specifically they must be able to: - Implement Occupational Health and Safety workplace procedures and practices including the use of risk control measures as specified in the performance criteria and range - Demonstrate the required knowledge and skills as described in this unit; - Demonstrate a representative body of performance criteria within a timeframe typically expected of the discipline, work function and industrial environment; and - Demonstrate the implementation of a CAD business plan to deliver CAD services to clients on a for profit basis. The candidate must investigate and analyse a range of CAD business opportunities, ascertain their viability and produce a business plan. From the business plan operational and human resource strategies are derived and implemented. - Candidates must also demonstrate good financial management skills and operate the CAD business within current legislative and regulative settings.

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