The Unit Variables provide advice to interpret the scope and context of this unit of competence. It relates to the unit as a whole and facilitates holistic assessment.
Background to the ASEAN-Australia Development Cooperation Program Phase I will include:
Rationale for the project
Funding of the project
Elements of the ASEAN-Australia Development Cooperation Program Phase I will include:
Common ASEAN Tourism Curriculum
Regional Qualifications Framework and Skills Recognition System
ASEAN Common Competency Standards for Tourism Professionals
Mutual Recognition Arrangement
Recognition of Prior Learning
Competency Based Training and Competency Based Assessment will include:
Definition of Competency Based Training
Rationale for Competency Based Training
Benefits of Competency Based Training
Definition of Competency Based Assessment including Principles of Assessment and Rules of Evidence
Role of Competency Based Assessment in Competency Based Training and its relationship to Competency Based Training.
Training/learning theory will include:
Learning as voluntary behaviour
The learning/training process
Learner characteristics and learning styles
Principles of learning and adult learning
Barriers to learning
Training as a system
Training Needs Analysis
Development of training plans
Interpretation of Competency Standards
Development of training programs
Development of learning plans
Role of assessment
Labour Divisions will include:
Food and Beverage Services
Unit Titles of ASEAN toolboxes will include:
List of 242 units developed for the CATC/RQFSRS.
Qualifications available will include:
Identification of all Qualifications across all Labour Divisions from Certificate II to Advanced Diploma levels.
Concept of Packaging Rules will include:
Overview of how qualifications may be constructed to suit individual need
Indication of where detailed information on Packaging Rules may be accessed.
Elements of an ASEAN toolbox Competency Standard will include:
Identification of the role of the Competency Standard
Description and explanation of Unit Title, Unit Number, Nominal Hours, Unit Descriptor, Elements, Performance Criteria, Unit Variables, Assessment Guide, Linkages to other units, Critical Aspects of Assessment, Context of Assessment, Resource Implications, Assessment Methods.
Components of an ASEAN toolbox Trainee Manual will include:
Identification of the role of the Trainee Manual
Identification and explanation of Introduction, Assessment matrix, Glossary, Notes/training content, Presentation of written work, Recommended Reading, Trainee Evaluation Sheet, Trainee Self-Assessment Checklist.
Components of an ASEAN toolbox PowerPoint slide show will include:
Identification of the role of the PowerPoint slide presentation
Presentation and discussion of Student view element
Presentation and discussion of Presenter view element including identification and explanation of Classroom Activities.
Components of an ASEAN toolbox Trainer Guide will include:
Identification of the role of the Trainer Guide
Review of ‘CBT and Assessment – An Introduction for Trainers’, Competency Standard, PowerPoint slides
Identification of ‘Recommended Training Equipment’, ‘Instructions for Trainers for using PowerPoint – Presenter View’, ‘Appendix – ASEAN acronyms’.
Components of an ASEAN toolbox Assessor Manual will include:
Identification of the role of the Assessor Manual
Review of ‘CBA – An Introduction for Assessors’, Competency Standard
Identification and explanation of Oral Questions, Written Questions, Answers to Written Questions, Observation Checklist, Third Party Statement, Competency Recording Statement.
Pre-requisites for eligibility must include:
Nominated industry experience
Identified accredited formal training qualification.
Plan and prepare for delivery of an ASEAN Competency Standard will include:
Review of Competency Standard
Identification of resources required
Identification of training methods/strategies
Establishment of delivery parameters
Determination of learner numbers and profiles
Preparation of relevant plans
Integration of learning principles
Scheduling of training
Preparation of resources for delivery
Development and acquisition of training materials
Organisation of training environment.
Conduct training of an ASEAN Competency Standard will include:
Use of Trainer guide
Use of Trainee Manual
Use of PowerPoint presentations and Classroom Activities
Application of effective facilitation skills
Monitoring of delivery.