C4342 - Certificate IV in Banking Services
Plan: C4342 - Certificate IV in Banking Services
Campus: City Campus
Learning outcomesStatement on competency-based training
Statement on competency-based training
This nationally recognised vocational education and training (VET)
qualification is competency-based.
This means that it is designed to enable you to develop the practical skills and knowledge (competency) needed to perform the duties and tasks in the job you are training for. Assessment in a competency-based program is about being able to demonstrate that you have developed these practical skills and areas of knowledge, and that you can perform at the standard required in the job. This could involve showing an assessor how you plan and carry out tasks, and explaining to the assessor how you know what you are doing. It could also involve completing a project and presenting a report on the process and outcomes. If you are working, your work supervisor may provide the assessor with a report on your competency.
If you have already developed areas of skill and knowledge included in this program (e.g. through prior paid or voluntary work experience), you can be assessed and have these skills and knowledge formally recognised at any point during the program. There is information on the RMIT website about how to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) – refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit/taferplTop of page
In addition to developing skills and knowledge for a particular job this program also aims to help you develop broad work related skills known as employability skills. These are skills that employers are looking for when they recruit new staff.
There are 8 employability skills:
3. problem solving
4. initiative and enterprise
5. planning and organising
Employability skills are embedded in the units of competency which comprise the total program. When you demonstrate you are competent in a particular job skill or knowledge you are also demonstrating you have developed the relevant employability skills.Top of page
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