This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to interpret and respond to routine visual and graphic texts in printed or digital format, such as tables, charts, diagrams, maps and plans.  The unit applies to individuals who need reading skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 3 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:
FSKRDG08

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: - interpret routine visual and graphic texts, and; - respond appropriately to routine visual and graphic texts.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - purpose and features of routine visual and graphic texts; - some specialised terminology in routine visual and graphic texts, and; - reading strategies to interpret routine visual and graphic texts.

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