Glossary term: Dimensions of competency

Part of the broad concept of competency, which includes all aspects of work performance as represented by:

  • task skills — the ability to perform individual tasks
  • task management skills — the ability to manage a number of different tasks/operations/activities within the job role or work environment
  • contingency management skills — the ability to respond to irregularities and break downs in routine
  • job/role environment skills — demonstrating the ability to deal with responsibilities and expectations of the workplace, including working with others.