This unit describes the skills and knowledge to select, negotiate and participate in a practical placement in a workplace or community setting. Learners may work independently where appropriate or as part of a team or under close supervision as required.

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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: - consult with a support person to plan, organise and review a practical placement; - negotiate workplace induction and placement; - meet with workplace personnel and clarify information about work activities and responsibilities; - complete required documentation; - read and understand workplace documents/signs/procedures; - identify commonly used workplace terms; - self management skills to evaluate own performance and identify other personal needs, and; - teamwork skills to cooperate with others.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - work environments and expectations, and; - requirements of a typical workplace.

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