Course Title: Develop work priorities

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: VE 2018

Class Number: All

Class Section: All

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Course Code: OFFC5315C

Course Title: Develop work priorities

School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4375 - Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing

Course Contact: Jade Cusworth

Course Contact Phone: 03 9925 8382

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Nominal Hours: 40

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to monitor and obtain feedback on own work performance and access learning opportunities for professional development. This unit applies to individuals who are required to design their own work schedules and work plans and to establish priorities for their work. They will typically hold some responsibilities for the work of others and have some autonomy in relation to their own role.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities


1. Plan and complete own work schedule

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Prepare workgroup plans which reflect consideration of resources, client needs and workgroup targets 1.2 Analyse and incorporate work objectives and priorities into personal schedules and responsibilities 1.3 Identify factors affecting the achievement of work objectives and establish contingencies and incorporate them into work plans 1.4 Efficiently and effectively use business technology to manage and monitor planning completion and scheduling of tasks


2. Monitor own work performance

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Identify and analyse personal performance through self-assessment and feedback from others on the achievement of work objectives 2.2 Seek and evaluate feedback on performance from colleagues and clients in the context of individual and group requirements 2.3 Routinely identify and report on variations in the quality of service and performance in accordance with organisational requirements


3. Co-ordinate professional development

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Assess personal knowledge and skills against organisational benchmarks to determine development needs and priorities 3.2 Research and identify sources and plan for opportunities for improvement in consultation with colleagues 3.3 Use feedback to identify and develop ways to improve competence within available opportunities 3.4 Identify, access and complete professional development activities to assist career development 3.5 Store and maintain records and documents relating to achievements and assessments in accordance with organisational requirements

Learning Outcomes

See elements above

Details of Learning Activities

Face to face and or online lectures to cover theoretical and practical concepts for each topic in the course
• Students will learn to apply their skills and knowledge to work integrated learning (WIL), during simulations and classroom based learning
• Observations of performance in the workplace and industry placement or simulated environment will be a valuable part of your learning experience
• Tutorial activities (individually and in teams) to discuss, debate, critique and consolidate your ideas and extend your understanding around key concepts within specific topics
• Online discussion and activities support you to collaborate with other students in your course and debate and debate and discuss ideas
• Self directed study time to enhance and strengthen your knowledge and understanding of theoretical concepts
• To further facilitate learning, students are strongly encouraged to use a range of communication tools between themselves and their course instructor as well as between themselves and fellow students by using the online learning platform

Teaching Schedule


OP50 Students who attend blocks of learning at RMIT City Campus will be required to attend Cluster 1 on 30.4.2018 - 4.5.2018

OP51 Students who attend blocks of learning at RMIT City Campus will be required to attend Cluster 1 on 03.09.2018 - 07.09.2018


Specsavers students will be applying for RPL for this course




Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Other Resources  

PowerPoint Presentations

RMIT Study and Learning Centre

RMIT Library

Overview of Assessment


You must demonstrate Performance and Knowledge Evidence of the unit in order to be deemed competent. 
Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.
You may be assessed by: 
• Oral or written questioning 
• Oral presentations
• Assignments and projects 
• Direct observation of actual work practice 
• Presentation of a portfolio of evidence which may comprise documents, and/or photographs and/or video and/or audio files 
• Work-based activities 
• Third-party feedback from a work supervisor/employer
Primary assessment involves on-going practical and applied assessment in a clinical workplace or simulated environment such as a supervised student clinic or at a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) placement activity.

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Assessment Tasks

 OP50 & OP51

Written Assessment/ Feedback/Self-Assessment/Modification 

Evidence log 

Due dates will be posted on CANVAS

SpecSavers Students:

You will be applying for RPL for this unit and will be required to gather evidence to support your application by completing the RPL Evidence Log Book, due dates to be published on CANVAS.



Assessment Matrix


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