VU22389 - Engage with texts of limited complexity to participate in the community

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Unit code: VU22389 | Study level: TAFE
City Flinders
Footscray Nicholson
St Albans


This unit describes the skills and knowledge to engage with a range of familiar and less familiar paper and web based text types of limited complexity to participate in the community.  Learners at this level work independently and continue to build and use their own familiar support resources.


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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:

  • interpret basic structural conventions of texts such as sequencing of information in flowcharts, identification followed by description;
  • draw on a range of de-coding and meaning-making strategies to make sense of texts;
  • draw on prior knowledge to make sense of text;
  • distinguish fact from opinion, and;
  • technology skills to access and navigate screen based digital text.

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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