This unit is broad in focus. It describes the skills and knowledge required to write routine workplace texts and could be used for a variety of writing types and purposes, including letters and emails, instructions, incident or accident reports, online forms, formatted job reports - in printed or digital form.

The unit applies to individuals who need writing 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)
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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 routine workplace texts appropriate to audience and purpose, and; - review drafts to revise and finalise routine workplace texts. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - features of a range of routine workplace texts; - writing strategies - planning, drafting, proofing, reviewing - to complete routine workplace texts; - grammar and vocabulary for routine workplace texts, and; - writing conventions for routine workplace texts.

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