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 contribute to project planning, implementation, monitoring and review such as: offering suggestions and responding to feedback, seeking assistance and recording assistance when required; - planning and organising skills to manage own time to complete tasks according to project plan requirements, and; - problem solving skills to: recognise conflict within the team, identify issues affecting the successful completion of project.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - features of small scale project plans to enable contribution to the development of a draft plan; - conflict resolution techniques to enable appropriate responses to conflicts within the team, and; - time management strategies, such as prioritising work and seeing assistance to enable timely completion of own tasks.

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