Competencies covered

Competency: CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Element: 1. Reflect on own practice

1.1 Undertake self-evaluation in conjunction with supervisors and/or peers
1.2 Reflect on and recognise the effect of values, beliefs and behaviour in practice
1.3 Share two-way, open and evaluative feedback with co-workers or peers
1.4 Actively seek and reflect on feedback from clients, organisations or other relevant sources

Element: 2. Enhance own practice

2.1 Determine improvements needed based on own evaluation and feedback from others
2.2 Identify potential support networks both internal and external to the organisation
2.3 Seek specialist advice or further training where need is identified
2.4 Recognise requirements for self-care and identify requirements for additional support
2.5 Devise, document and implement a self development plan that sets realistic goals and targets

Element: 3. Facilitate ongoing professional development

3.1 Access and review information on current and emerging industry developments and use these to improve practice
3.2 Assess and confirm own practice against ethical and legal requirements and opportunities
3.3 Identify and engage with opportunities to extend and expand own expertise
3.4 Regularly participate in review processes as a commitment to upgrading skills and knowledge

Unit Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to evaluate and enhance own practice through a process of reflection and ongoing professional development.

The unit applies to learners who take pro-active responsibility for their own professional development while completing an industry/ministry placement in a wide range of community and industry sectors.

This unit applies to workers in all industry sectors


The importance of establishing a supervisory relationship for the term of the placement.
Legal and ethical considerations for reviewing and improving own practice.
Models and processes of professional reflection.
Professional development opportunities.
Types of work methods and practices which can improve performance.
Developing a personalised plan for ministry and professional development.

Unit offerings

Face to face: (Demand based)

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand, regulatory requirements, continual improvement processes or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.