This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and respond appropriately to information in basic workplace instructions in printed or digital format, such as instructions for safe lifting, emergency evacuation procedures and basic operating procedures.  The unit applies to individuals who need reading skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 1 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 competency unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of project and 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: - identify information in basic workplace instructions, and; - respond appropriately to basic workplace instructions.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - purpose and features of basic workplace instructions; - high-frequency vocabulary in basic workplace instructions, and; - reading strategies for identifying information in basic workplace instructions.

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