Competence is difficult to assess and define because it is a complex principle (FitzGerald et al. , 2001). As many people wrongly think, competence is not only the reasonable performance of any set chores; competence is much wider than that. Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council (2011) defines competence more thoroughly as the making of skills, knowledge, attitudes, values and capacity to perform that platform profitable and or better success in a professional area. Competence..