University of Technology Sydney

15606 Vocational Competencies

6cp; mentored professional learning and development project


This subject enables students to undertake an individualised program of learning and development relevant to their current work in local government. The subject is suited to local public servants, irrespective of professional background, who are working at any of the administrative levels within the organisation, including senior management and front-line staff. Similarly, it is suited to local public servants irrespective of their particular work role, unit or department within the organisation.

Through undertaking this process of guided vocational competency development, students build on their existing knowledge, skills and values in order to identify innovative approaches, tools and methods to enhance practice in a given area of local government practice. They undertake this program of learning with the support of a mentor, who is a staff member at the Centre for Local Government.

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