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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 4
Unit No:
Y/503/5310
Credits:
15
Guided learning hours:
50 hours

Assessment Guidance

NA

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Understand the purpose and nature of partnership working.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Explain reasons for partnership working.
  • 1.2
    Review opportunities and challenges of working within a partnership.
  • 1.3
    Review models of partnerships.
  • 1.4
    Explain ways of sustaining partnerships and their outputs.
  • 1.5
    Explain the need for ground rules and terms of reference in partnership working.
  • 1.6
    Justify the need for realistic timescales and deadlines in effective partnership working.

2

Understand the purpose, aims and objectives of a partnership.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Explain the purpose of a specific partnership.
  • 2.2
    Identify the aims and objectives of a specific partnership.

3

Understand the structure and management of a partnership.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1
    Review individual roles and responsibilities within a specific partnership.
  • 3.2
    Summarise the potential contribution of stakeholders to a specific partnership.
  • 3.3
    Identify boundaries of individual roles and ownership issues within a specific partnership.
  • 3.4
    Review resource implications for a specific partnership and its individual members.
  • 3.5
    Review how a specific partnership is managed identifying potential management issues.

4

Understand how to measure and report on a partnership’s outputs.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1
    Summarise performance indicators used to measure the effectiveness of a specific partnership.
  • 4.2
    Review the effectiveness of a specific partnership’s outputs drawing on valid and reliable data.
  • 4.3
    Summarise methods of presenting partnership outputs to interested parties.

5

Understand how to communicate effectively within a partnership.

Assessment Criteria

  • 5.1
    Summarise methods for effective communication between partners.
  • 5.2
    Review the communication strategy of a specific partnership.
  • 5.3
    Review own communication methods and skills as a partnership member.

6

Understand the wider context within which a partnership operates.

Assessment Criteria

  • 6.1
    Explain the potential impact of other stakeholders and agencies relating to a specific partnership.
  • 6.2
    Summarise the impact of key government policies and initiatives on a specific partnership.
  • 6.3
    Review ways for a partnership to establish and maintain communities of practice.

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