Course Title: Provide technical leadership in the workplace

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2008

Course Code: BUSM6135C

Course Title: Provide technical leadership in the workplace

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6040 - Advanced Diploma of Electronics Engineering

Course Contact: William Lau Program Coordinator

Course Contact Phone: (03) 9925 4703

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Brian Quigley 9925 4468

Nominal Hours: 36

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 course contains some of the underpinning knowledge of a program, which designed for a person to be able to undertake design, select, install, commission, maintain and carry out repairs on advanced electronic equipment and systems.
The Knowledge and skills addressed in this course include report writing & presentation skills, job seeking skills, team building and working effectively in a team, and industrial investigation and research

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UTENES008A Provide technical leadership in the workplace


Demonstrate standards of performance

Performance Criteria:

*  Work demonstrated follows OH&S policies and procedures with the work is appropriately sequenced in accordance with requirements 
*  Work demonstrated is co-ordinated effectively with others involved
on the work site 
* Work. Demonstrated meets requirements 
* Unplanned events or conditions are responded to in accordance
with established procedures.


Maintain personal competence

Performance Criteria:

* Personal competence is assessed against requirements to
determine personal training needs 
* Feedback on competence is used to develop personal training
needs in accordance with established procedures 
* Participation in technical programs to enhance competence are
undertaken in accordance with established procedures


Organise personal work priorities

Performance Criteria:

* Work priorities are organised in accordance with established
procedures and associated apparatus conforms to requirements
* Work is managed effectively to accomplish requirements
* Technology is used to improve efficiency in the management of
information in accordance with established procedures
* Personal training within the workplace is managed in accordance
with established procedures.

Learning Outcomes

Details of Learning Activities

1. Participate in individual and team problem solving scenarios/role plays/ case studies dealing with a range of practical exercises related to:
• Basic personal development skills, which involves job search, working in team, technical and workplace writing, research and presentation skills

2. Participate in simulated workplace environment activities, including:

• Work simulation projects focus in technical leadership activities, which include: team building, identify team member’s work task, clear and concise dissemination of ideas and information, planning and organizing work to meet quality standards, time-line, personnel requirements and contingencies.

• Demonstration of leadership characteristic, such as: conflict resolution and problem solving, ability to conduct and participate in meetings, keeping records and documenting tasks or the activities may be negotiated to suit a workplace based application

Teaching Schedule

Available from Student Shared network drive (S:\\ )

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts



Other Resources

1. Lecture notes and handouts

Overview of Assessment

This is a progressive assessment, the underpinning knowledge will be assessed on the completion of each course, but the competency itself will not be signed off until further courses related to the competency are completed and the student is deemed competent.
The students are required to undertake summative assessments as follows:
• Progress Written Assessments
• Work Simulation Case Studies

Assessment Tasks

1. 2 written assignment tasks 35%
2. Oral presentation & report 50%
3. Role playing assignment 15%
To pass this course, student must pass all assessment tasks.

Assessment Matrix

ItemElements of competencyRelated underpinning knowledgeAssessment methodDue week
1Demonstrate standards of performanceAs per learning activityWritten assignments
Role playing assignment
Week 7,10 & 12
2Maintain personal competenceAs per learning activityRole playing assignments
Oral presentation
Week 12, 17 & 18
3Organise personal work prioritiesAs per learning activityOral presentation & reportWeek 17 & 18

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