Unit 13

Unit 13

| |In this assessment you will have opportunities to provide evidence against the following criteria. | |Indicate the page numbers where the evidence can be found. | | | |You are required to write this assignment in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of BTEC First Diploma in Business. | |Grading criteria |Achieved? | | | |P1 – Identify sources of information related to the career path | | | | | |P2 – Complete a career plan identifying their development needs | | | | | |P3 – Carry out a skills audit to identify skills gaps | | | | | |P4 – Create SMART targets for the career plan | | | | | |P5 Demonstrate transferable business skills | | | | | |P6 Discuss methods of continuing professional development and training relevant to the career plan | | | | | |M1 Assess methods of achieving development needs within the timeframe of the career plan | | | | |M2 Monitor and audit progress towards targets using appropriate success criteria | | | | | |M3 Assess ways of achieving the level and types of transferable business skills needed for the career plan | | | | | |D1 Evaluate the distance travelled in achieving the planned objectives of the career plan | | | | | |D2 Evaluate own development of transferable business skills | | |Learner declaration | |I certify that the work submitted for this assignment is my own and research sources are fully acknowledged. | | | |Learner signature: Date: | Assignment brief | |Unit number and title |Unit 15: Development Planning for a Career in Business | |Qualification |BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Business | |Start date |1 November 2011 | |Deadline |15 November 2011 | |Assessor |Juliet Williams-Siley | | | CRITERIA COVERED | | | | | | | |P1 | | | | | | | | |You are required to write this assignment in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of BTEC | | |National in Business. |Assignment title |Researching Career Information | | | |Task 1 – P1 only | |In a modern economy employers want a flexible and adaptable labour force. People are now likely to have longer working lives as the retirement age increases | |and the pension crisis deepens. It is more important today that young people approach their working life with a clear sense of purpose and direction. In short| |they need to have a game plan! | | |Researching Career Information | |The aim of this unit is to enable learners to plan their career in business. Learners will do this by exploring career options and building a career plan | |supported by research, self assessment and realistic targets. | | | |Task 1 | | | |Identify a job in your chosen career by researching websites and non internet sources for information on your chosen career path. for example, journals, career| |packs, newspapers or company packs). P1 | | | |Use at least three of the sources you have identified (internet and non internet), to describe how each of these sources will enable you to make an informed | |decision on your career choice. You will need to provide evidence to support your statements P1 | | | | | |Remember – if you have used non internet sources for example newspapers, you will need to detail and reference the source. |Indicative reading for learners | | | |Choose 4 from list | |This brief has been verified as being fit for purpose | |Assessor | | |Signature | |Date | | |Internal verifier | | | Signature | |Date | | Internal verification of assignment brief | |Qualification | | |Unit number and title | | |Assessor | | | | |Internal verifier checklist | |Comments | |Are accurate programme details shown? |Y/N* | | |Are accurate unit details shown? Y/N* | | |Are clear deadlines for assessment given? |Y/N* | | |Is this assignment for whole or part of a unit? |W/P | | |Are the grading and assessment criteria to be addressed listed? |Y/N* | | |Does each task show which criteria are being addressed? |Y/N* | | |Are these criteria actually addressed by the tasks? Y/N* | | |Is it clear what evidence the learner needs to generate? |Y/N* | | |Are the activities appropriate? |Y/N* | | |Is there a scenario or vocational context? |Y/N* | | |Are the language and presentation appropriate? |Y/N* | | |Is the timescale for the assignment appropriate? |Y/N* | | |Overall is the assignment fit for purpose? Y/N* | | |* If “No” is recorded and the internal verifier recommends remedial action before the brief is issued, the assessor and the internal verifier should confirm | |that the action has been undertaken. | |Internal verifier | | |Signature | |Date | | | | | | | |Action required: | | |Action taken: | | | |Assessor | | |Signature | |Date | | |Internal verifier | | |Signature | |Date | |