What would be some competencies of understanding, which could be broken down into beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels? This could also be used for Epicurus College and the "Seven Steps to Epicurus" program. Here are just a few ideas to get the ball rolling (lots more needs to be added still). Beginning competencies: Who was Epicurus? What is pleasure according to Epicurus? What is the guide of life? What are the three parts of Epicurean philosophy? What are the extant texts of Epicurus? …
I've been editing post 1 above, so a few added points, (so re-read post 1) and if anyone has anything else to add, would enjoy any additional ideas.