This unit describes the skills and knowledge to investigate pathway options and plan skills development, in discussion with an appropriate support person. The learner will develop and maintain a portfolio of evidence over time. Learners at this level work independently and initiate and use support from a range of established resources.

Unit details

Study level:
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: - oral communication skills to participate in interactions to discuss and clarify aspects of the learning plan such as purpose and processes to support development of the plan; - read and interpret a range of information about potential options; - apply research skills to locate information relevant to own goals and options; - 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 the portfolio; - compare own skills to learning goals and options to identify achievable steps; - determine own learning approaches, and; - evaluate own skills and knowledge to identify gaps.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - purpose and benefit of documenting learning and monitoring and reviewing learning goals, and; - potential barriers and potential solutions to achieving learning goals.

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