This unit of study focuses on your professional development as a vocational education professional. It starts with establishing a model standard of performance in a professional role followed by identifying your responsibilities and incorporating them into professional practice, with an emphasis on ethical and inclusive conduct. The second part involves planning for personal & professional development by assessing vocational competence and aligning it with regulatory requirements. Collaboration and feedback-seeking are encouraged in implementing your professional development strategies.
The unit covers the need to stay updated on industry trends and incorporating feedback for continuous improvement. Lastly, we look at a systematic review of professional practice, involving research, feedback utilisation, and ongoing documentation for refining and enhancing your professional performance.
What Will You Learn?
- Model Expected Performance: Learn to define professional standards by recognising responsibilities, adhering to ethics, and integrating legal requirements.
- Plan Professional Growth: Evaluate your skills, align them with regulations, seek input, strategise, and document a development plan.
- Undertake Development: Implement your development strategies, collaborate, seek feedback, maintain networks, research trends, and document your progress.
- Review & Enhance Practice: Explore trends, use feedback and continually assess and document areas for professional growth.