This unit describes the skills and knowledge to develop initial writing skills to create short simple highly familiar text types for employment purposes. It can include handwritten and/or digitally based text types.  Learners at this level may require support through prompting and advice.

Unit details

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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: - construct a short hand written or digital text of one or two phrases/sentences with support; - locate simple information in text and use it to construct simple text, and; - problem solving skills to recognise different formatting conventions of text.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - spatial arrangement, word separation and alignment of written text, and; - a small bank of employment related words and phrases to enable the preparation of content.

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