This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to measure familiar and predictable quantities using simple and routine measuring instruments and units.  This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 2 to undertake a vocational training pathway or workplace tasks.  This unit is designed for integration and contextualisation with vocational units to support achievement of vocational competency.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - estimate and measure familiar simple amounts; - interpret measurement on simple measuring equipment; - add, subtract and multiply simple measurements, and; - record results using appropriate unit. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - abbreviations of familiar units of measurement, and; - which units of measurement to use for length, mass and capacity.

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