Explain key influences on personal learning processes of individuals

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Unit 6: Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care Unit code: D/600/8958 QCF Level 3: BTEC Nationals Credit value: 20 Guided learning hours: 120 Aim and purpose This unit aims to enable learners to understand the learning process and to give them the skills they need to plan for, monitor and reflect on their professional development. Learners will then be able to investigate and gain an understanding of health or social care provision. Learners must complete 100 hours work experience as a requirement of this unit. Unit introduction Initially, learners will explore factors that affect learning, then plan and monitor their personal and professional development and reflect on it. They…show more content…
on own professional development over time Review at start of programme: current knowledge and skills, practice, values, beliefs, career aspirations; self-awareness Knowledge: review, plan and monitor, eg relevant formal and informal learning to date, current contemporary issues, understanding of theories, principles and concepts, understanding of potential careers; gained from a variety of learning opportunities Skills: communicating: language (verbal, non-verbal); working with others, eg service users, professionals, peers; technical, eg IT, use of equipment, creative/craft skills; research, eg primary, secondary, data handling; personal, eg organisational skills, personal presentation Practice: review, plan and monitor, eg respect for the value base of care, professional interactions with others, cooperative working with others, teamwork, influence of personal values and beliefs, awareness of need to develop personal value base to support and promote good practice, awareness of the impact of legislation, codes of practice and policies on own practice, responsibility and limitations Values and beliefs: personal and professional eg, values and beliefs, value base of care Career aspirations: career options, preferred choice Action plan for own development: targets/goals, short term (up to six months), long term (minimum of 18 months), specific, measurable, actionable, relevant, timely Consider personal goals: in terms of knowledge, skills, practice, values,
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