This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement a compliance management system that meets legal, regulatory and ethical compliance requirements relevant to a specific organisational context.

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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: - interpersonal skills to work with local and international clients, colleagues, management, and/or external stakeholders across a range of organisational contexts; - reading and comprehension skills to understand legislation, regulations and industry standards documents and reports; - communication skills to relay compliance requirements and corollary, organisational policies and procedures; - problem-solving skills to address continuous improvement in compliance; - assess models and trends in compliance management for optimum application to specific organisational contexts; - assess organisational compliance systems, policies and procedures; - address existing and potential non-compliant and unethical activity, and; - organisational and time management skills to implement compliance, liaison, auditing and reporting activities across a range of organisational contexts.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - relevant international, national and state legislative, regulatory and ethical requirements; - current models and trends in compliance management systems and practices; - ethical and legal requirements for organisational research, information management and approaches; - economic, social and environmental sustainability goals, initiatives, reporting and protocols; - governance principles and responsibilities in relation to compliance; - strategies for developing a positive compliance culture within the organisation; - compliance risk assessment and management strategies; - continuous improvement processes for compliance including monitoring, evaluation and review; - compliance auditing and reporting procedures and practices; - breach of compliance reporting and procedures; - project management, and; - safe work practices.

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