This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to write basic workplace texts which may be in printed or digital format, such as simple emails, SMSs, personnel forms, time sheets and checklists.  The unit applies to individuals who need writing 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 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: - write basic workplace texts appropriate to audience and purpose, and; - check drafts to finalise basic workplace texts. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - purpose and features of basic workplace texts; - writing strategies for basic workplace texts; - grammar and vocabulary for basic workplace texts, and; - writing conventions for basic workplace texts.

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