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Unit of competency details

DEFGEN006 - Work with equity and diversity (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to DEFEQ001C - Work with equity and diversityUnit code updated. Content and formatting updated to comply with the new standards. All PC transitioned from passive to active voice. 21/Oct/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 22/Oct/2015


Training packages that include this unit

Qualifications that include this unit

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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 120505 Work Practices Programmes 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 120505 Work Practices Programmes 24/Jun/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release

Comments

1

This unit was released in DEF Defence Training Package release 1.0 and meets the Standards for Training Packages.

This unit supersedes and is equivalent to DEFEQ001C Work with equity and diversity.

  • Unit code updated
  • Content and formatting updated to comply with new standards
  • All PC transitioned from passive to active voice

Application

This unit describes the skills required to apply the principles of equity and diversity in the workplace. This includes recognising individual differences in the workplace, valuing these differences and adjusting own behaviour to account for these differences.

This unit was developed for those working in any field as a Defence member but may be relevant to others.

The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.

Those undertaking this unit would work under direct supervision, while performing specific tasks, in a range of contexts.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to unit at the time of publication.

Competency Field

General

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENTS

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Recognise individual differences 

1.1 Acknowledge differences in accordance with workplace equity and diversity principles.

1.2 Apply equity and diversity principles.

1.3 Identify and apply legislative and statutory requirements.

2. Demonstrate respect for individual differences 

2.1 Ensure personal behaviour shows sensitivity to the differences.

2.2 Ensure personal conduct complies with workplace equity and diversity standards.

2.3 Identify and access available support.

2.4 Adjust communication styles to reflect equity and diversity standards.

Foundation Skills

The foundation skills demands of this unit have been mapped for alignment with the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF). The following tables outline the performance levels indicated for successful attainment of the unit.

ACSF levels indicative of performance:

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Further information on ACSF and the foundation skills underpinning this unit can be found in the Foundation Skills Guide on the GSA website.

Unit Mapping Information

This unit supersedes and is equivalent to DEFEQ001C Work with equity and diversity.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=6bdbab1e-11ed-4bc9-9cba-9e1a55d4e4a9

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=6bdbab1e-11ed-4bc9-9cba-9e1a55d4e4a9

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=6bdbab1e-11ed-4bc9-9cba-9e1a55d4e4a9

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release

Comments

1

These Assessment Requirements were released in DEF Defence Training Package release 1.0 and meet the Standards for Training Packages.

  • Assessment Requirements created drawing upon specified assessment information from superseded unit

Performance Evidence

Evidence required to demonstrate competence must satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria. The candidate must demonstrate evidence of performance of the following on at least one occasion.

  • applying cross cultural and interpersonal communication
  • applying the guidelines related to unacceptable behaviour
  • applying the principles of equity and diversity
  • encouraging other team members and providing suggestions
  • writing to the level required to complete workplace forms and reports
  • working in an acceptable and non-discriminatory way while establishing rapport and good working relationships with all colleagues
  • recognising differences in the workplace
  • adjusting communication styles to reflect the equity and diversity in workplace
  • applying verbal and non-verbal communication techniques including

Knowledge Evidence

Evidence required to demonstrate competence must satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria. If not otherwise specified the depth of knowledge demonstrated must be appropriate to the job context of the candidate.

  • composition of teams and roles and responsibility of team members
  • equity and diversity principles and legislation
  • non-operational and operational communication processes
  • principles of team work and teams aims and objectives
  • techniques for giving and receiving feedback in a constructive manner
  • techniques for supporting others/team members
  • unacceptable behaviour guidelines
  • written communication to a level required to complete workplace forms and reports

Assessment Conditions

Competency should be assessed in an actual workplace or in a simulated environment, with access to equipment and infrastructure appropriate to the outcome. Competency should be demonstrated over time to ensure the candidate is assessed across a variety of situations.

Assessors must satisfy the NVR/AQTF mandatory competency requirements for assessors.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=6bdbab1e-11ed-4bc9-9cba-9e1a55d4e4a9

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=6bdbab1e-11ed-4bc9-9cba-9e1a55d4e4a9