This unit describes the skills and knowledge to collect and organise data, present the data graphically (including grouped data), calculate measures of central tendency and spread, and analyse the results.  This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 5 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: - collect and organise workplace data; - display data; - calculate measures of central tendency and measures of spread; - analyse and identify trends, and; - extract and analyse statistical information in highly complex work related documents.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - types of data and data collection methods; - types of graphs, and; - statistical measures and symbols.

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