Preparing a workplace as learning setting implies that the tasks set for the trainee are also considered from a learning perspective.
A learning and work assignment can be a genuine task within the value chain of a company or a task set in analogy to real operations. According to the trainee’s progress the tasks set for him will grow in complexity and scope to guarantee for rich and diverse learning experiences during the term of education.
The learning and work assignment is constructed after the well-known complete action model. It contains the six elements of activity necessary for completing and re-starting an action:
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Learning and work assignments following this model help the trainee to develop competencies in an autonomous, critical and responsible manner.