This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to read, interpret and use familiar maps, plans and diagrams to locate items and familiar places.  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: - locate items on a familiar map, plan or diagram; - use a familiar map, plan or diagram to locate a familiar item in real life, and; - give or follow one or two step directions to locate an item on a map, plan or diagram.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - recognition of commonly used symbols on maps, plans and diagrams, and; - north, south, east and west directions.

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