This unit describes the skills and knowledge to enable the development of writing skills to create a broad range of complex paper based and digital texts which are relevant to the learning environment. At this level the learner works across a range of contexts including some that are unfamiliar and/or unpredictable and include some specialisation.

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: - communication skills to relay complex relationships between ideas; - literacy skills to write texts which include a number of examples, opinions, facts, or arguments with supporting evidence; - organisational skills to gather and order information required to create texts, and; - problem solving skills to select and apply appropriate register according to context. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - a range of styles of writing and presenting information to a range of audiences; - knowledge of register to enable appropriate selection and application to context; - a broad vocabulary and a range of grammatical structures, and; - how to structure a range of texts.

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