This unit describes the skills and knowledge to produce a written job application in response to an advertised position.

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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: - literacy skills to interpret and address requirements of written job applications, and; - planning and organisational skills to complete and submit applications in required time and format. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - elements of written job applications to enable accurate and relevant information to be supplied: personal details; technical and generic skills; relevant experience, and; referees, and; - conventions of written job applications: accuracy of spelling, grammatical expression and punctuation; relevance to criteria, and; concise expression.

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