Principles of Competency-based Education

About this Learning Experience

Learn how competency-based education differs from traditional education. Explore practical exercises, work samples, and assessments to help you grasp the principles for designing competency-based education.

Learning Objectives

This module will introduce strategies to apply the principles of competency-based education to educational and workforce settings. At the end of the learning experience, you should be able to:

  • Define competency-based education
  • Identify the key principles of competency-based education
  • Describe the stages of competence
  • Identify competencies and conduct a needs assessment
  • Differentiate between competency-based education and traditional education
  • Align assessments to competencies and objectives




Approximately one hour, two weeks allotted for completion



Included in product

  • Rich Learning Content
  • Interactive Quizzes
  • Work Samples
  • Practical Application
  • Taught by Subject Matter Experts
  • Self-Paced Learning

*There is a 24-48 hour lag between the registration and access to the online module.

You will receive an e-mail once you have registered and have access to the course.

You will have two weeks to complete the module from the time you registered.