This unit describes the skills and knowledge to participate effectively in the local community by accessing information about a range of services and facilities to meet own needs.

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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 access and interpret information about: services and facilities; rights and responsibilities as a community member; consumer rights, and; - problem solving skills to identify and select services and facilities to meet identified needs.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - benefits in participating in the local community; - sources of information about rights and responsibilities of community members; - sources of information about consumer rights, and; - personal safety strategies to safely participate in the community.

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