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Evaluation factor - Knowledge application

This factor measures the type and level of knowledge (breadth and depth) that is required and applied to perform the responsibilities of the role. This includes management and environmental knowledge but may also include scientific, professional and/or technical knowledge which has been acquired through both formal learning and work experience.

Work value description Points
  • Knowledge of a limited number of basic, routine or repetitive tasks and the operation of associated basic tools and equipment.
  • Knowledge applied to established practice, procedures, processes and set ways of working.
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  • Knowledge of a range of routine work procedures and tasks and the operation of associated tools and equipment.
  • Knowledge applied to readily understood rules, procedures and techniques.
  • A basic understanding of relevant statutory, regulatory and policy frameworks.
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  • Knowledge of a range of work practices and procedures with an element of complexity and the operation of associated equipment and tools.
  • Basic knowledge of theoretical or practical tasks that are applied to one function or area of activity.
  • An understanding of relevant statutory, regulatory and policy frameworks.
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  • Practical and procedural knowledge across a technical or specialist area.
  • Organisational, procedural or policy knowledge.
  • Sound understanding of relevant statutory, regulatory and policy frameworks in order to draw conclusions, interpret and apply guidance material and resolve recurring problems.
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  • Expertise within an area or discipline using theoretical knowledge or relevant practical experience.
  • A substantial knowledge and understanding of related principles, techniques and practices
  • Well-developed understanding of relevant statutory, regulatory and policy frameworks applied to a variety of interrelated activities and solutions to a range of problems.
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  • Professional, technical or management knowledge in a specialised area across a range of activities.
  • A thorough understanding of related principles, concepts, methods and practices.
  • In-depth knowledge of relevant statutory, regulatory and policy frameworks in order to provide objective advice and resolve problems of a specialised or complex nature.
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  • Highly developed specialist, professional, technical and/or management knowledge across a broad range of activities.
  • A corresponding understanding of related principles, concepts and practices.
  • Extensive knowledge of statutory, regulatory and policy frameworks relevant to a field of work, discipline or functional area in order to provide comprehensive and authoritative advice on specialist and very complex issues.
  • Acknowledged as an authority in a field of work or specialised discipline.
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  • Advanced specialist, professional and/or management knowledge and corresponding understanding of related principles, theories, concepts and practices.
  • Extensive and detailed knowledge of statutory, regulatory and policy frameworks relevant to the area of responsibility and the application of this knowledge to situations involving a high level of complexity and sensitivity, which require considerable interpretation and analysis.
  • Act as a principal professional or technical advisor in an area of expertise.
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