This unit describes the skills and knowledge to identify and document current skills and plan future skills development with the guidance of an appropriate support person, and to develop and maintain a portfolio. The learning plan documents an agreed program that the learner will undertake during the course to plan, document and monitor progress towards achieving learning goals.

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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: - communication skills to participate in planning process; - literacy skills to follow a written model or complete a simple template; - planning and organising skills to follow a model to organise a portfolio; - problem solving skills to draw on current skills to identify learning goals, and; - oral communication skills to discuss potential issues in the achievement of learning goals. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - purpose of a learning plan and the process to develop and monitor it; - different types of goals such as personal and work, and; - difference between long and short term goals.

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