Competence Pack Guide to Assessment HSE Competence Descriptions

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Competence Pack Guide to Assessment

Competence Pack Guide to Assessment

HSE Competence Descriptions • Competence descriptions in SAPphire are not always easy to understand;

HSE Competence Descriptions • Competence descriptions in SAPphire are not always easy to understand; often the words are too general/vague; it is not always clear what is expected at A, K, S levels; much is left to individual interpretation; • Guidance has been developed, which provides clearer, more specific statements of the criteria, which need to be met at A, K and S levels for each of the competence elements; • The objective is to improve clarity of expectation and consistency of application. 2

Competence Scale Proficiency description 1. Awareness 2. Knowledge • Able to describe the main

Competence Scale Proficiency description 1. Awareness 2. Knowledge • Able to describe the main elements of the area of expertise and their importance to the business and • Able to recognise how and where competences in the area of expertise are relevant to own job. 3. Skill 4. Mastery Key Determinants: Are they familiar with the basics ? Do they know why they are important ? 3

Competence Scale 1. Awareness 2. Knowledge 3. Skill 4. Mastery Proficiency description • Know

Competence Scale 1. Awareness 2. Knowledge 3. Skill 4. Mastery Proficiency description • Know and able to use correctly the terminology (vocabulary) of the area of expertise and • Able to hold an informed debate with experts in the area of expertise and • Able to ask questions that test the viability of proposals in an area of expertise and • Able to carry out some of the activities with help Key Determinants: Can they hold a meaningful discussion ? Do they have practical exposure ? 4

Competence Scale 1. Awareness 2. Knowledge Key Determinants: Have they taken a leading, independent

Competence Scale 1. Awareness 2. Knowledge Key Determinants: Have they taken a leading, independent role and solved problems ? Proficiency description • Being able to carry out consistently the activities 3. Skill of an Area of Expertise to the required standard and • Able to translate guidelines and standards for the 4. Mastery area of expertise into practical actions and • Able to solve imaginatively, common technical/operational problems in the area of Based on HAS DONE, expertise and not COULD DO • Able to guide and advise others in technical/operational aspects of the areas of expertise. 5

Competence Scale: Summary 1. Awareness 2. Knowledge 3. Skill 4. Mastery Are they familiar

Competence Scale: Summary 1. Awareness 2. Knowledge 3. Skill 4. Mastery Are they familiar with the basics ? Do they know why they are important ? Can they hold a meaningful discussion ? Do they have practical exposure ? Have they taken a leading, independent role and solved problems ? Have they personally developed innovative best practice, which is recognised as such at least at EP business level ? 6

2. Individual completes a self assessment in SAPp. Hi. Re Guidance for Position Holders

2. Individual completes a self assessment in SAPp. Hi. Re Guidance for Position Holders • If you believe you meet all the Proof Points for the required level of competence, you should click the radar button for that level of competence and enter evidence to support your selfassessment; • Relevant and recent evidence should be recorded in the evidence text section in SAPp. Hi. Re to support the selfassessment; • The range and depth of evidence to be recorded depends on the competence level concerned (see following slides); • Evidence can be included in SAPp. Hi. Re in the form of attached documents (see detailed SAPp. Hi. Re guidance)

2. Individual completes a self assessment in SAPp. Hi. Re Evidence should meet the

2. Individual completes a self assessment in SAPp. Hi. Re Evidence should meet the four CARS criteria Current - the evidence is sufficiently recent to support a conclusion that the Proficiency Level of Competence is still valid; Authentic - the evidence reflects the position holder’s own work; Relevant - the evidence is appropriate for the position and the Competence Element being assessed; Sufficient - the evidence adequately covers all the relevant Proof Points of the Competence Element at the Proficiency Level being assessed.

2. Individual completes a self assessment in SAPp. Hi. Re Examples of HSE Competence

2. Individual completes a self assessment in SAPp. Hi. Re Examples of HSE Competence Proof Points HSSE Lead: Awareness Level Can describe in basic terms: • Why good HSE management is good for business performance. • PDO’s HSE Commitment, Golden Rules and Life Saving Rules and how non-compliance is managed. • What personal attitudes and behaviours are important for achieving high HSE performance. • What they personally do to be a good HSE example to others and to promote achievement of HSE goals in their own part of the business. • The main HSE issues of their own part of the business and what is being done to resolve them. • The HSE objectives of their own part of the business and what is being done to meet them. • What inspection and audit processes are applied to HSE. HSSE Apply: Skill Level Can provide examples of having taken a leading role in: • Ensuring HSE-MS requirements and identified risk control measures are effectively implemented within own organisation. • Ensuring necessary processes and procedures are in place to provide Safe Systems of Work for activity under own responsibility. • Reviewing and evaluating work plans and procedures to address worksite HSE hazards and improve risk management using the hierarchy of controls. • Managing organizational or operational changes; assessing and mitigating their potential effects on HSE risks and controls. • Conducting periodic site safety inspections or audits to monitor the effectiveness of the controls in operation and instituting changes to maintain a Safe System of Work. • Evaluating HSE performance data for staff and contractors to identify underlying trends and implement corrective action plans. • Carrying out incident investigations in line with PDO requirements, reviewing findings and ensuring close out of actions. • Managing and directing others during emergency response [real or exercise].