Recognizing the achievement of the trainee against competency statements. Identifying the potential of the trainee for further development within specific competency statements. Helping the trainee to see ways of overcoming difficulties in meeting some of the statements of competence. Setting appropriate targets for moving the trainee to a higher level of competence or a new area of competence. Alerting those who can assist trainees to develop or extend an area of competence their need for assistance. Assisting trainees in turning their targets for professional development into action plans and enabling the action plans to work.