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Unit of competency details

CHCORG627B - Provide mentoring support to colleagues (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Deleted
The Deleted usage recommendation was implemented on 13 June 2017 to describe training components that have no replacement. Enrolments in training components and statements of attainment or qualifications issued before 13 June 2017 are valid. For any components marked as deleted after 13 June 2017, the applicable transition/teach-out periods apply. For specific questions regarding the enrolment, delivery or issuance of a statement of attainment/qualification, please contact your training regulator.
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
DeletedDeleted from CHC Community Services07/Dec/2015
Supersedes and is equivalent to CHCORG27A - Provide mentoring support to colleaguesEquivalent outcome04/May/2009

Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 05/May/2009

Training packages that include this unit

CodeSort Table listing Training packages that include this unit by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Training packages that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
CHC - Community ServicesCommunity Services 1.0-1.3 
PSP12 - Public Sector Training PackagePublic Sector Training Package 1.0 
NWP - National Water Training PackageNational Water Training Package 1.0 
CHC08 - Community Services Training PackageCommunity Services Training Package 3.0-4.2 
PSP - Public Sector Training PackagePublic Sector Training Package 1.0-2.0 
PSP04 - Public Sector Training PackagePublic Sector Training Package 4.1-4.2 
HLT07 - Health Training PackageHealth Training Package 4.0-5.1 
HLT - HealthHealth 1.0-1.3 

Qualifications that include this unit

CodeSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Title columnUsage RecommendationRelease
CHC50812 - Diploma of Social HousingDiploma of Social HousingSuperseded
CHC80108 - Graduate Diploma of Community Sector ManagementGraduate Diploma of Community Sector ManagementDeleted1-2 
HLT42307 - Certificate IV in Population HealthCertificate IV in Population HealthSuperseded
CHC50308 - Diploma of Community Services (Mental health)Diploma of Community Services (Mental health)Superseded
CHC50113 - Diploma of Early Childhood Education and CareDiploma of Early Childhood Education and CareSuperseded1-2 
HLT40407 - Certificate IV in Health SupervisionCertificate IV in Health SupervisionSuperseded
CHC50108 - Diploma of DisabilityDiploma of DisabilityDeleted1-2 
CHC51008 - Diploma of Children's Services (Outside school hours care)Diploma of Children's Services (Outside school hours care)Superseded1-2 
HLT42407 - Certificate IV in Indigenous Environmental HealthCertificate IV in Indigenous Environmental HealthSuperseded
CHC50808 - Diploma of Social HousingDiploma of Social HousingSuperseded
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Accredited courses that have this unit in the completion mapping

CodeSort Table listing Accredited courses that have this unit in the completion mapping by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Accredited courses that have this unit in the completion mapping by the Title columnStatusSort Table listing Accredited courses that have this unit in the completion mapping by the Status column
10320NAT - Diploma of Christian LeadershipDiploma of Christian Leadership Non-Current
10037NAT - Advanced Diploma of MinistryAdvanced Diploma of Ministry Non-Current
10608NAT - Diploma of Leadership (insert stream)Diploma of Leadership (insert stream) Current
10050NAT - Diploma of Health Technology (Prosthetics and Orthotics) (Rehabilitation Engineering)Diploma of Health Technology (Prosthetics and Orthotics) (Rehabilitation Engineering) Non-Current
10436NAT - Graduate Certificate in Christian Ministry and TheologyGraduate Certificate in Christian Ministry and Theology Non-Current
10435NAT - Advanced Diploma of Christian Ministry and TheologyAdvanced Diploma of Christian Ministry and Theology Non-Current
10411NAT - Diploma of Energy Healing (Stream)Diploma of Energy Healing (Stream) Cancelled
30774QLD - Advanced Diploma of Christian Ministry and TheologyAdvanced Diploma of Christian Ministry and Theology Non-Current
22206VIC - Certificate IV in Disability AdvocacyCertificate IV in Disability Advocacy Non-Current
10503NAT - Advanced Diploma of Education (Paraprofessional Education Worker)Advanced Diploma of Education (Paraprofessional Education Worker) Cancelled

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080303 Human Resource Management  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080303 Human Resource Management  02/Feb/2009 
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Modification History

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Unit Descriptor

Descriptor 

This unit describes the knowledge and skills required to act as a mentor to other individuals in the industry or workplace

Application of the Unit

Application 

The skills described in this unit may be applied across a range of community services workplace contexts

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Pre-Requisites

Not Applicable

Employability Skills Information

Employability Skills 

This unit contains Employability Skills

Elements and Performance Criteria Pre-Content

Elements define the essential outcomes of a unit of competency.

The Performance Criteria specify the level of performance required to demonstrate achievement of the Element. Terms in italics are elaborated in the Range Statement.

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

1. Establish a relationship with mentoree 

1.1 Use effective communication styles to develop trust, confidence and rapport

1.2 Make agreements on how the mentoring relationship will be conducted including:

  • the amount of time involved for both parties
  • confidentiality of information
  • scope of issues to be covered

1.3 Discuss and clarify expectations and goals with mentoree

2. Offer mentoring support

2.1 Assist the mentoree to identify and evaluate options to achieve agreed goals

2.2 Share personal experiences and knowledge with the mentoree to assist in progress towards agreed goals

2.3 Encourage the mentoree to make decisions and take responsibility for courses of action or solutions under consideration

2.4 Provide supportive advice and assistance in a manner that allows mentoree to retain responsibility for achievement of their own goals

2.5 Recognise and openly discuss changes in the mentoring relationship 

2.6 Make adjustments to the relationship to take account of the needs of both mentor and mentoree

Required Skills and Knowledge

REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE 

This describes the essential skills and knowledge and their level required for this unit.

Essential knowledge :

The candidate must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively do the task outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage the task and manage contingencies in the context of the identified work role

These include:

  • Communication skills in relation to listening supportively, questioning, providing feedback constructively, challenging limitations and non-verbal communication
  • Significant knowledge and experience of the area of practice in which the mentoree operates

Essential skills :

It is critical that the candidate demonstrate the ability to:

  • Apply understanding of the role and benefits of mentoring
  • Use significant workplace knowledge and experience to assist another individual to achieve his or her agreed goals
  • Demonstrate application of effective communication styles

In addition, the candidate must be able to effectively do the task outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage the task and manage contingencies in the context of the identified work role

These include the ability to:

  • Demonstrate application of understanding of mentoring, its role and potential benefits
  • Demonstrate application of communication skills including:
  • listening supportively
  • questioning
  • providing feedback constructively
  • challenging limitations
  • non-verbal communication

Evidence Guide

EVIDENCE GUIDE 

The evidence guide provides advice on assessment and must be read in conjunction with the Performance Criteria, Required Skills and Knowledge, the Range Statement and the Assessment Guidelines for this Training Package.

Critical aspects for assessment and evidence required to demonstrate this unit of competency :

  • The individual being assessed must provide evidence of specified essential knowledge as well as skills
  • Assessment must ensure activities are conducted over a period of time in which the candidate provides mentoring support for a less experienced colleague

Access and equity considerations :

  • All workers in community services should be aware of access, equity and human rights issues in relation to their own area of work
  • All workers should develop their ability to work in a culturally diverse environment
  • In recognition of particular issues facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, workers should be aware of cultural, historical and current issues impacting on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Assessors and trainers must take into account relevant access and equity issues, in particular relating to factors impacting on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and communities

Context of and specific resources for assessment :

  • This unit can be assessed independently, however holistic assessment practice with other community services units of competency is encouraged

Method of assessment :

  • Assessment methods must be chosen to ensure that mentoring skills can be practically demonstrated
  • Methods must include assessment of knowledge as well as practical skills and may include, for example:
  • evaluation of reports detailing mentoring activities undertaken by the candidate (taking account of confidentiality issues)
  • interview with the mentoree to evaluate the mentor's skills
  • oral or written questions to assess knowledge of the key concepts of mentoring
  • review of portfolio's of evidence and third party workplace reports of on-the-job performance by the candidate

Range Statement

RANGE STATEMENT 

The Range Statement relates to the unit of competency as a whole. It allows for different work environments and situations that may affect performance. Add any essential operating conditions that may be present with training and assessment depending on the work situation, needs of the candidate, accessibility of the item, and local industry and regional contexts.

Mentoree may work within the same or different organisations as the mentor and :

  • The mentoring process may apply to any area of organisation or professional endeavour
  • Expectation and goals for mentoring may include:
  • acquisition of specific skills
  • progress with overall development
  • individual professional and personal development

Changes in the mentoring relationship may include :

  • Inability of one party to continue participation
  • Identification of a need for assistance from others with different skills
  • Achievement of goals and decision to conclude the relationship
  • Changes in the dynamic of the relationship

Unit Sector(s)

Not Applicable