The purpose of this unit is to focus on the development of organisation and planning skills, knowledge, practical skills, problem solving and interpersonal skills through participation in experiences of a practical nature. The focus of the learning program for Foundation Unit 1 includes:

  • subject specific knowledge applicable to a relevant personal, social, educational and/or community goal
  • skills applicable to a relevant personal, social, educational and/or community goal
  • development of an understanding of social issues and civic responsibility
  • introduction to problem-solving skills
  • introduction to skills for planning, organising and working in teams.

Unit details

Location:
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
PDS012

Assessment

Evidence of successful performance of the learning outcomes may include, but is not restricted to: - a portfolio of accumulated evidence, for example photos, timelines, logbooks, peer evaluations - teacher observation and/or checklists - evidence accumulated through project or program participation - awards from recognised programs - self-assessment inventories - oral or written reports - evidence of information and communications technology, including Internet usage.

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