This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse, critically evaluate and respond to information from a range of highly complex workplace texts in printed or digital format, such as research reports, technical journals, training manuals, position descriptions and job applications, case studies, policy, legislation and regulations.

This unit applies to individuals who need reading 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 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: - analyse and evaluate information from highly complex workplace texts to complete workplace tasks.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - purpose and features of highly complex workplace texts; - highly specialised or technical vocabulary relevant to highly complex workplace texts, and; - reading strategies to analyse and evaluate information from highly complex workplace texts.

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