Verification of Competency Assessment

Verification of Competency Assessment

This verification of competency assessment:

  • Can assist your business comply with AS/NZS ISO 9001, AS/NZS ISO 14001 and AS/NZS ISO 45001, Management Systems clause 7.2 Competence.
  • Can be used to assess if an Individual is competent to perform at the required level in his/her job. (This VoC focuses on mobile plant operation).
$4.50 - Includes 10% Tax

What is a Verification of Competency?

A verification of competency (VoC) is a method of assessing an individual’s ability, skills and knowledge. An individual’s competence is usually verified through an assessment and/or a practical demonstration.

The VoC process assists employers ensure that individuals have the necessary ability to perform their job safely and competently. It also provides a way for employers to identify gaps in skills and knowledge, and to provide training to address those gaps. The VOC process is often used in high-risk occupations, such as heavy equipment and machinery operations.

Who Can Conduct a Verification of Competency?

Who can conduct a VoC can be quite varied and depends on what the VoC is actually for however, generally assessments can be conducted by employers, training providers, independent assessors or other ‘competent person’ as defined below.

How Can You Determine if Someone is Competent?

Competence refers to a person’s ability to do their jobs safely and effectively. In general terms this can be defined as per below.

Aspects of Competency

                 Outcomes of Competency

Competency is a combination of attributes, including skills, training and experience, relevant to a particular work task or function that enables a person to safely undertake that task or discharge that function by following industry standards and site requirements.

A competent person is a person who has acquired, through a combination of training, qualification or experience, the knowledge and skill necessary to undertake their work safely or discharge their function by following company expectations.

A competency assessment is the process of collecting and evaluating evidence (either an internal assessment and/or an assessment authorized by external assessors) to determine if an individual is competent to perform a task at the required level.

How Important is a Person’s Competency in the Workplace?

The competence of personnel is vital to enable a business to operate effectively and safely. Where a level of training, competency or a certificate is required to operate equipment or perform a work activity, no person should be permitted to undertake that activity without a high-risk licence, competency or the necessary certificate being attained.

Contents of this Verification of Competency

This verification of competency assessment tool has provisions for assessing the training and skill levels of a trainee, inclusive of:

  • Ability with pre-employment checks and pre-start checks.
  • Operational ability.
  • Shut-down, security and maintenance knowledge.
  • Assessor’s observations of competence to operate.
  • Assessor determination of the units of competency.
  • Sign off for statement of attainment of competency.
  • Trainee acknowledgment.
  • Sign-off of training and assessment.

Why Choose to Buy this Verification of Competency

  • This 2-page verification method of assessment tool can assist you ensure an employee or contractor is competent to operate equipment. The assessment tool can assist employers to meet their obligations and WHS requirements.

After purchasing this verification of competency you will be able to:

  • Very easily edit and customize the template to create your own verification of competency assessment.
  • Apply your own style, format and brand to the verification of competency.
  • Use it in any industry or sector regardless of size or type of organization.

Availability and Use of this Verification of Competency

  • This verification of competency assessment is accessible to you right now by clicking the Buy Now’ button.
  • The VoC will be delivered to you in fully editable Microsoft Word format for immediate and full use in your business.
  • There are no subscriptions, contracts or ongoing costs.

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