To plan and conduct research into the current status of an aspect of an industry relating to their area of study, and to complete a descriptive report based on that research.
There are 7 lessons as follows:
- Determining Research Needs
- Searching For Information
- Research Methods
- Using Statistics
- Conducting Statistical Research
- Research Reports
- Reporting On A Research Project.
Evidence of your ability to collect, collate and interpret data and prepare reports in ways relevant to the work environment;
Ability to monitor and evaluate one’s own work in order to develop a responsible attitude to workplace performance and quality assurance;
Awareness of areas where there is a valid need for research which are relevant to area of study;
Ability to explain research methods, including experimental techniques, commonly used in the learner's area of study;
Understanding ofthe basic statistical methods used for research;
Ability to locate, collect and evaluate information for a specific research purpose;
Ability to prepare a research report in a format which conforms to normal industry procedures