This unit describes the skills and knowledge to develop strategies that enhance the interpersonal and communication skills and self-confidence that support personal effectiveness for a range of purposes. It focuses on helping participants build their self-esteem and confidence, develop group cohesiveness and identify personal goals.

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: - contribute and clarify ideas within a group; - seek and provide feedback and use verbal and non verbal communication techniques appropriate to group interaction; - discuss personal goals; - literacy skills to access and use resources and information related to personal goals; - improve personal effectiveness; - identify and address potential barriers; - self management skills to monitor and review goals; - co-operate with others as part of a group, and; - contribute to discussions.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - the relationship between different aspects of personal effectiveness and constructive life/work outcomes, and; - the role of personal goals in improving personal effectiveness.

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