This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and respond to information in basic workplace texts in printed or digital format, such as short messages, notices, instructions, forms, rosters, simple diagrams and tables.  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.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
FSKRDG04

Assessment

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 specific information in basic workplace texts, and; - respond appropriately to information in workplace texts.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - purpose and features of basic workplace texts; - high-frequency vocabulary in basic workplace texts, and; - reading strategies for locating and recognising information in basic workplace texts.

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