This unit describes the skills and knowledge to develop as a mentor, with the support of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community members/ elders.

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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 provide mentoring support to others and respond to feedback on own activities; - self management skills to model positive behaviours, and; - literacy skills to maintain records, which may include written, visual and/or digital literacy.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - mentoring features and benefits of being a mentor; - characteristics of mentoring programs; - community support resources; - the importance of maintaining the confidentiality of others personal information, and; - methods of maintaining a record of activities such as written and digital methods.

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