- BSBINT301B - Apply knowledge of the international trade environment to complete work
Apply knowledge of the international trade environment to complete work
This unit applies to individuals who work under the supervision of a more experienced colleague in various international work contexts. They may exercise discretion and judgement using appropriate theoretical knowledge accessed from a variety of sources both internal and external to the workplace.
Elements and Performance Criteria
1. Identify international and Australian regulatory bodies and their roles and responsibilities
1.1. Assess personal knowledge of relevant international and Australian regulatory bodies, their roles and responsibilities and the required skills in applying this knowledge, to determine currency and adequacy
1.2. Identify knowledge and skills gaps
1.3. Seek assistance as required to identify relevant bodies, their roles and responsibilities and their impact on own work
1.4. Undertake learning to ensure currency and adequacy of knowledge and skills concerning regulatory bodies, their roles and responsibilities and their impact on own work
2. Identify significant trade routes and modes of transport
2.1. Assess personal knowledge of significant trade routes and modes of transport and the required skills in applying this knowledge, to determine currency and adequacy
2.2. Identify knowledge and skills gaps
2.3. Seek assistance as required to identify significant trade routes and modes of transport, and their impact on own work
2.4. Undertake learning to ensure currency and adequacy of knowledge and skills concerning significant trade routes and modes of transport, and their impact on own work
3. Investigate available sources of information about international trade
3.1. Determine specific needs for information
3.2. Access organisation's resources to meet information requirements
3.3. Use information to address specific work needs and to identify further information requirements
3.4. Access external information resources to meet further information requirements
analysis skills to evaluate skill and knowledge gaps
problem-solving skills to identify appropriate sources of information
literacy skills to read a variety of texts and work plans.
significant trade routes and modes of transport
relevant international and Australian regulatory bodies, their roles and responsibilities
historical and contemporary context of trade, particularly as this affects Australian trade
internal and external information sources related to regulatory bodies, trade routes and transport modes.
The Evidence Guide provides advice on assessment and must be read in conjunction with the performance criteria, required skills and knowledge, range statement and the Assessment Guidelines for the Training Package.
Overview of assessment
Critical aspects for assessment and evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit
Evidence of the following is essential:
determining information needs as assigned by senior members of the organisation
using a variety of internal and external sources to gather information
examples of completed tasks that apply knowledge of international and Australian regulatory bodies, their roles and responsibilities and significant trade routes and modes of transport
carrying out self assessment to address gaps in knowledge or skills.
Context of and specific resources for assessment
Assessment must ensure:
access to an actual workplace or simulated environment
access to office equipment and resources
examples of case studies relating to international trade scenarios
examples of relevant documents.
Method of assessment
A range of assessment methods should be used to assess practical skills and knowledge. The following examples are appropriate for this unit:
analysis of responses to case studies and scenarios
assessment of learning undertaken to ensure currency and adequacy of knowledge and skills.
direct questioning combined with review of portfolios of evidence and third party workplace reports of on-the-job performance by the candidate
observation of presentations
oral or written questioning to assess knowledge of Australian and international regulatory bodies, significant trade routes and modes of transport
Guidance information for assessment
Holistic assessment with other units relevant to the industry sector, workplace and job role is recommended, for example:
BSBINT302B Apply knowledge of legislation relevant to international trade to complete work.
The range statement relates to the unit of competency as a whole. It allows for different work environments and situations that may affect performance. Bold italicised wording, if used in the performance criteria, is detailed below. Essential operating conditions that may be present with training and assessment (depending on the work situation, needs of the candidate, accessibility of the item, and local industry and regional contexts) may also be included.
Regulatory bodies may include:
Australian Customs Service
Australian Federal Police
Australian Quarantine Inspection Service (AQIS)
Australian Taxation Office
relevant Australian government departments or agencies with particular interest in specific trade areas
other comparable national and international regulatory bodies (e.g. International Monetary Fund, World Trade Organization, World Bank, International Chamber of Commerce)
Assistance may include:
advice from more experienced colleagues, technical experts, internet, intranet, induction kits, internal training materials and programs
consulting technical experts in the industry, professional associations, training providers, government bodies and agencies
using reference material within the organisation from training providers and government bodies and agencies, professional libraries, trade journals
Learning may include:
coaching and mentoring
formal courses of any length
informal learning through reading, attending conferences, reading trade journals, discussions with colleagues, short course attendance, web browsing, industry seminars
Resources may include:
government agencies and publications, copies of legislation and explanatory notes
internet and organisation's intranet
Business Development - International Business
This unit contains employability skills.