Competence is the combination of an individual’s knowledge, understanding, skills, behaviour and experience in order to perform a task effectively and safely. Standards and the relevant legislation determines the levels of competence required to perform a task.
Training, both technical and non-technical (such as situational awareness, teamwork and decision making) contributes towards an individuals competence.
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Third Party Resources
About OPITO standards.
A brief guide: Health and safety training
Human factors and ergonomics
Managing control room operator competence