Course Title: Manage own professional development

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5180

Course Title: Manage own professional development

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T TAFE Business


Course Contact: Joanne Mackey

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5540

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This competency standard covers the skills and knowledge required for financial market participants to effectively manage their own performance and take responsibility for their professional development.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

FNSICORG510B Manage own professional development


1.Determine and monitor development needs

2.Develop and maintain competence

3. Improve professional practice

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Overview of assessment

To achieve competency in this unit, a person must be able to demonstrate:

* knowledge of organisational and/or industry professional development requirements
* ability to determine and monitor development needs
* ability to develop and maintain competence
* ability to improve professional practice

Evidence required for demonstration of consistent performance:

* Competence in this unit must be assessed over a period of time in order to ensure consistency of performance over the Range Statement and contexts applicable to the work environment.

Delivery/assessment relationship to other units:

* This unit may be assessed on its own or it may be assessed with other units that cover related skills and knowledge.
* Evidence is most relevant when provided through an integrated activity, which combines the elements of competency for the unit, or a cluster of units of competency.

Method of assessment:

* For valid and reliable assessment of this unit, evidence should be gathered through a range of methods to indicate consistent performance.
* Assessment of this unit of competence will usually include observation of processes and procedures, oral and/or written questioning on underpinning knowledge and skills and other methods as required.

Context of assessment:

* Assessment of performance requirements in this unit should be undertaken in an industry context and against industry defined assessment guidelines.
* Aspects of competency, including attainment of relevant knowledge and skills may be assessed in a simulated work environment or other appropriate means.

Resources required for assessment:

* Assessment of this unit of competence requires access to suitable resources to demonstrate competence.
* Assessment instruments, including personal planner and assessment record book.
* Access to a registered provider of assessment services.