This unit develops the skills and knowledge to identify and document current skills and plan future skills development to achieve individual learner objectives with the advice of an appropriate support person. This unit also develops the skills and knowledge to develop and maintain a portfolio.

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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: - participate in the planning process to develop a learning plan; - discuss aspects of the learning plan such as purpose and preferred learning styles to support development of the plan; - read and interpret a range of information related to own goals; - gather and use information to support development of the plan; - draw on previous experiences to inform development of the plan; - identify, select and organise evidence for portfolio using an established model, and; - compare own skills to learning goals to identify achievable steps. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - importance of documenting learning to support progress; - factors which can support or hinder progress in learning, and; - different learning strategies and how they contribute to learning.

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