A guide to development of competency standards for professions


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Author: Heywood, Lindsay; Gonczi, Andrew; Hager, Paul

Corporate author:

Australia. Department of Employment, Education and Training (DEET); Australia. National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (NOOSR)


This guide relates primarily to the development of national competency standards for individual professions. It is intended to be a more ‘hands-on’ document than the research series papers no. 1, ‘Establishing competency-based standards for the professions’ - indexed at TD/TNC 87.1474) and no. 2, ‘Competency-based assessment in the professions’ - indexed at TD/TNC 87.1472), although those remain relevant in their coverage of the basis of development of competency standards and thus complement the Guide.The guide includes more comprehensive examples of units and elements of competency,...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Assessment; Qualifications; Skills and knowledge; Employment

Keywords: Competency standard; Professional recognition; Employees

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australian Government Publishing Service, 1992

Physical description: 102 p.

Series: Research paper; no. 7

ISBN: 0644247088

Statement of responsibility: Lindsay Heywood with Andrew Gonczi and Paul Hager

Resource type: Guide

Document number: TD/TNC 87.1780

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