VU21881 - Apply essential further study skills

    Unit code: VU21881 | Study level: TAFE
    City Flinders
    Footscray Nicholson
    Footscray Park
    St Albans


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to study and participate effectively in a tertiary learning environment.


    For Melbourne campuses

    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:

    • negotiate and communicate verbally in collaborative learning relationships;
    • communicate complex ideas and relationships in writing;
    • read and interpret complex texts;
    • analyse the relevance of information and information sources;
    • adapt familiar learning strategies to new contexts;
    • planning and organising skills to plan, research and organise academic writing pieces;
    • use a range of research strategies appropriate to an academic context, and;
    • accept new learning challenges.

    Required reading

    The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

    As part of a course

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