This unit describes the skills and knowledge to participate in independent travel activities and access the most appropriate modes of travel.

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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 travel information, ask questions, read timetables, destination names and maps and to listen for specific travel information; - problem solving skills to select best travel options and implement strategies to resolve problems that may arise and apply personal safety strategies when undertaking travel; - self management skills to allow sufficient time to undertake planned travel and to monitor and adjust a plan as appropriate; - planning and organisation skills to plan and undertake travel; - recognise money, and calculate fares, and; - recognise time, and calculate time taken to travel.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - advantages and disadvantages of different forms of transport to select most appropriate option; - purpose of a travel plan, and; - personal safety strategies to travel safely.

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