Competency progression and completion: how is the policy being enacted in three trades?


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How competency progression and completion as a policy is played out in practice is examined in three trades: commercial cookery, carpentry, and engineering - metal fabrication. The research focuses on interactions between teachers, assessors and workplace supervisors; the different approaches used to integrate on- and off-the-job training; assessment and sign-off practices; and the ways by which workplace supervisors and teachers-assessors ensure that the outcomes meet the standards outlined in the respective training packages.

Published abstract.

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Assessment; Employment; Participation; Policy; Skills and knowledge; Management; Vocational education and training

Keywords: Competence; Competency based assessment; Completion; Employers; Supervisors

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2015

Physical description: 60 p. (report) + [36] p. (support document)

Related items: TD/TNC 121.12

ISBN: 9781925173260

The companion publication 'Alternative pathways to apprenticeships: good practice guide' is indexed at TD/TNC 121.12.

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 121.08

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