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DEs402aTopic3v2

  1. 1. Topic 3: The Qualifications Framework<br />IBSA Participant Workbook pages: 21 to 30<br />
  2. 2. At the end of this session, you should know how to:<br />use the AQF framework<br />use training package Qualifications Framework<br />use qualification packing rules<br />use Skill Sets.<br />© 2010 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd<br />
  3. 3. Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)<br />Agreed national policy framework for qualifications in the school, VET and higher education sector.<br />Provides consistency of titles and quality of qualifications.<br />Encourages access to, and pathways between, qualifications.<br />Supports recognition and transferability between qualifications.<br />© 2010 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd<br />IBSA - Participant Workbook: page 21 & 22<br />
  4. 4. Training Package Qualifications Framework<br />Qualifications created by packaging units of competency into meaningful groups.<br />Defined in line with the AQF.<br />Qualification component of a training package consist of:<br />the range of AQF qualifications and their titles<br />the composition and packaging rules of each qualification.<br />© 2010 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd<br />IBSA - Participant Workbook: page 23<br />
  5. 5. What does a qualification look like?<br />© 2010 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd<br />Code and title<br />Qualification notes<br />Qualification packaging rules<br />Employability Skills summary<br />IBSA - Participant Workbook: page 24<br />
  6. 6. Qualification packaging rules<br />Rules may cover:<br />number of units required to achieve a qualification<br />core units<br />sector specific units<br />elective units<br />rules governing the selection of electives<br />titles of imported units.<br />© 2010 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd<br />IBSA - Participant Workbook: page 25<br />
  7. 7. Skill sets<br />Clusters or groups of units or competency<br />Skill Sets were developed because of:<br />industry need for group of units to address an industry requirement<br />licensing or regulatory need for a particular combination of skills.<br />© 2010 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd<br />IBSA - Participant Workbook: page 27<br />
  8. 8. The next step<br />You should now:<br />continue with Assessment Tasks 1 and 3<br />© 2010 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd<br />

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