This unit describes the skills and knowledge to create a range of everyday paper based and digital texts of limited complexity related to employment purposes, which may include some unfamiliar aspects.
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:
- ability to structure and sequence writing to produce text;
- use of punctuation devices such as full stops and commas, capitalisation of letters;
- ability to use grammatical forms for different purposes such as giving explanations";
- ability to use dependent clauses with simple connectives such as when, if, and;
- problem solving skills to identify audience and purpose of paper based and digital texts and use appropriate language.
Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge:
- stages or processes of writing including planning, drafting and editing;
- punctuation conventions of sentence writing such as full stops, commas and question marks, and;
- technical vocabulary and acronyms relevant to the workplace.
Where to next?
VU takes care to ensure the accuracy of this unit information, but reserves the right to change or withdraw courses offered at any time. Please check that unit information is current with the Student Contact Centre.