Course Title: Research and develop units of competency

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5321

Course Title: Research and develop units of competency

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 30.0

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


360T Education

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Course Contact: Program Adminsitrative Officer

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254933

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to research and develop units of competency to address work functions and processes, work roles and work related vocational outcomes.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

TAEDES504A Research and develop units of competency


1. Interpret requirements and research competency area

2. Draft the unit of competency

3. Validate the unit of competency

4. Finalise the unit of competency

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to

  • interpret requirements and research competency area
  • draft the unit of competency
  • validate the unit of competency
  • finalise the unit of competency

Overview of Assessment

During the program you will complete assessment tasks which are listed, in detail, at the beginning of the course. These tasks include:

- Workplace based projects
- Contributions to online discussion forums

An assessment policy summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.
Your courses assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures see

If you have a long-term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.