This unit describes the skills and knowledge to develop strategies to explore own self development needs.
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 work with a support person and to access information and advice about self development needs
*self management skills to identify own goals for independent life skills and seek support to achieve these problem solving skills to make decisions about areas for own self development and apply
*strategies to address needs
*interpersonal skills to participate responsibly in different relationships
Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge:
*features of socially responsible and protective behaviours to support respectful relationships
*link between self development and achievement of personal goals
*sources of information and support for personal development needs
*importance of personal safety within relationships
The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Victoria University Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):