This unit describes the skills and knowledge to develop a project proposal, design and plan the project, carry out the project and evaluate the outcome. It encompasses selection of an activity, developing a plan, and preparing the required resources.  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: - participate in interactions to discuss project proposals and own interests and skills; - initiate interaction to seek feedback and clarification related to the project; - use vocabulary specific to the project; - gather and analyse information from a variety of sources; - read and interpret a range of information; - record information related to the progress and completion of the project; - identify and address issues and barriers which arise; - make adjustments to the project plan to enable successful completion; - identify and obtain resources required for the project; - follow and monitor an action plan and related activities; - determine own skills and interests and match these to a suitable project proposal, and; - work within an identified time frame.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - basic project methodology to complete the project, and; - potential barriers and strategies to address these.

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