An occupational responsibility refers to a cluster or group of practical skills that must be performed to produce a specific product or service or a component thereof. It is thus a summary of a number of practical skills at a specific level of complexity. Each occupational responsibility becomes the title of a practical skill module in the curriculum.
Some QDFs find it easier to start with Step B4.1 (Identify the occupational responsibilities) whilst others find it easier to start with Step B4.2 (Identify practical skills). In essence it is an iterative process that will be taken forward during the development of the practical skill modules as indicated