This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to write simple workplace texts which may be in printed or digital format, such as incident or accident reports, purchase orders, brief shift notes, emails, messages, or WHS records.  The unit applies to individuals who need writing skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 2 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

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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 simple workplace texts appropriate to audience and purpose, and; - review drafts to revise and finalise simple workplace texts. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - features of simple workplace texts; - writing strategies - planning, drafting, reviewing - for simple workplace texts; - grammar and vocabulary for simple workplace texts, and; - writing conventions for simple workplace texts.

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