Unit of competency details

TAEDES504 - Research and develop units of competency (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 06/Apr/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to TAEDES504A - Research and develop units of competencyUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 05/Apr/2016


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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 070109 Teacher Education: Vocational Education And Training  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 070109 Teacher Education: Vocational Education And Training  09/Aug/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with TAE Training and Education Training Package Version 2.0.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research, and develop units of competency to address work functions and processes, work roles and work-related vocational outcomes.

It applies to those who work under limited supervision and use a range of specialised analytical or managerial skills, in researching and developing units of competency.

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

Unit Sector

Learning design

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Interpret requirements and research competency area

1.1 Clarify with the client, the purpose and scope for developing the unit of competency

1.2 Identify and confirm with relevant people, the systems and processes necessary to manage the development of the unit of competency

1.3 Conduct initial research in the defined scope to identify relevant information to the unit of competency

1.4 Analyse work role using a variety of research methods

1.5 Establish an overview of the factors necessary to competently perform work functions

1.6 Confirm research outcomes with relevant people

2. Draft the unit of competency

2.1 Access and interpret relevant guidelines to format and structure, the unit of competency

2.2 Use the research outcomes and relevant guidelines to draft the unit of competency in the required format

2.3 Draft a consistent and accessible unit of competency using plain English and technical language appropriate to the audience

2.4 Confirm the draft unit of competency with relevant people

3. Validate the unit of competency

3.1 Plan and write a comprehensive consultation process to review, validate and obtain feedback on the draft unit of competency

3.2 Review the consultation process

3.3 Conduct the consultation process with relevant stakeholders

3.4 Collate and analyse feedback from the consultation process, and modify the draft unit of competency to address any issues raised

3.5 Document the consultation process and outcomes

3.6 Conduct further consultation if necessary, and any further modifications to the draft unit of competency

3.7 Confirm findings with relevant stakeholders

4. Finalise the unit of competency

4.1 Ensure the draft unit of competency includes all relevant changes and the draft meets all requirements

4.2 Consider and address any final issues in the draft unit of competency, and deliver to the client

4.3 Evaluate and reflect upon the development process to identify and make improvements

Foundation Skills

This section describes language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills incorporated in the performance criteria that are required for competent performance.

Skill 

Performance 

Criteria 

Description 

Learning

4.3

  • Reflects, seeks feedback and undertakes review activities to build own knowledge in order to improve

Reading

1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 3.2, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2

  • Sources, analyses and interprets written texts, including research material, job role specifications, standards and organisational policies and procedures, to identify information relevant to units of competency and continuous improvement

Writing

1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.6, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 3.1, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 4.2, 4.3

  • Structures content and documents in a precise and logical manner that incorporates the interpretation and analysis of information various sources using language, format and style appropriate to a specific audience and context

Oral Communication

1.3, 1.4, 4.3

  • Leads communication using appropriate techniques to provide and elicit information, confirm understanding, explore client requirements and describe recommendations and improvements effectively and appropriately

Interact with others

1.1, 1.2, 1.6, 2.4, 3.3, 3.6, 3.7

  • Recognises the importance of consultation and collaboration, to clarify and confirm strategy and receive and incorporate feedback

Get the work done

1.1-1.6, 2.1-2.4, 3.1-3.7, 4.1-4.3

  • Plans, organises and completes work according to defined requirements, taking responsibility for decisions
  • Seeks feedback, reflects and identifies and responds to problems and opportunities for improvement and considers options for different or improved approaches

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

TAEDES504 Research and develop units of competency

TAEDES504A Research and develop units of competency

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

Equivalent unit

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=35337905-785d-4f93-8777-e9991ad4c6c3

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with TAE Training and Education Training Package Version 2.0.

Performance Evidence

The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit, including:

  • to research, plan and draft three units of competency, and their associated assessment requirements, with consultation and review processes for each unit
  • provide the draft units of competency that meet format requirements, each with a written report detailing:
  • discussions with the client to clarify the scope, and purpose of the unit of competency
  • research undertaken, including methods and outcomes
  • consultation process and feedback
  • changes made to the unit of competency as a result of the consultation process.

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge to effectively complete the task outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit. This includes knowledge of:

  • training package development and implementation
  • current Standards for Training Packages and any related guidelines
  • the roles of Industry Skills Councils (ISCs) and the National Skills Standards Council (NSSC) in relation to the development and endorsement of Training Packages
  • who to collaborate with in order to obtain information about competency standards and their development, including:
  • ISCs
  • employer organisations and unions
  • professional bodies
  • other developers
  • the training package quality assurance panel
  • trainers
  • facilitators and assessors
  • relevant workplace health and safety (WHS) knowledge relating to the work role, and WHS considerations that need to be included in the content of competency standards.

Assessment Conditions

Gather evidence to demonstrate consistent performance in conditions that are safe and replicate the workplace. Conditions must be typical of those experienced in the training and assessment environment, and include access to Standards for Training Packages.

Assessors must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational education and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=35337905-785d-4f93-8777-e9991ad4c6c3

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