MSMSUP102 - Communicate in the workplace

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Unit code: MSMSUP102 | Study level: TAFE


This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to receive, relay and record written and oral messages and to provide relevant information in response to requests within timelines. This unit of competency applies to personnel who are required to communicate clearly and accurately to record messages, seek clarification, access needed information, relay information to other people and complete workplace documentation.  This unit of competency applies to all work environments.


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:

  • listen attentively;
  • formulate questions to clarify work requirements or instructions;
  • read and interpret workplace information;
  • complete workplace forms;
  • write legibly and/or use electronic keyboard;
  • record and interpret numbers, codes and symbols, and;
  • use clear and concise language in verbal and written communication.

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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