This module covers the skills required to read texts that have an impersonal tone and present information as facts. These texts are commonly found in sources such as brochures, fact sheets, websites, and reports. This module also covers the skills required to write workplace reports such as progress reports, simple problem/solution reports and descriptive reports. The important feature of these reports is to present information on a specific topic in a concise impersonal, logically constructed way under headings for ease of reading and scanning. The module also includes the development of skills to research and plan reports.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessors must ensure that sufficient evidence is collected so that all aspects of competency have been demonstrated repeatedly. A minimum of two pieces of evidence for each learning outcome are required to ensure that the learners are able to comprehend or produce the language defined by the learning outcomes. This evidence can be collected through formative or summative assessment. However, if ongoing assessment is to be conducted with successful formative performances providing one piece of evidence, learners should be informed of this process at the beginning of the course. Evidence may be gathered through collection of learner documents. This module can be linked to Module SWEVIS312A - Comprehending and composing visual texts and Module SWEINF317A - Applying and interpreting mathematical information.

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