VU23153 - Explore evolving technology and impact on jobs

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Unit code: VU23153 | Study level: TAFE


This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to investigate the impact of future technologies on the current and future workforce. It includes identification of the various role of technologies in business, its impact on the work environment and the workforce, and the need to establish career resilience strategies.It requires the ability to collect, analyse, combine and reflect on information to determine its application to current and/or future occupational choices.


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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each units learning outcomes & 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:

  • Describe the evolution of technology including its influence on jobs and impact on the work environment in both the medium term (up to 10 years) and in the longer term (up to 20 years) and reflect on the impact of the information identified for their own future in the world of work.
    In doing so, the candidate must:
    • Investigate, collate and summarise information and data
    • Outline the findings of their investigation using an appropriate format
    • Reference source material appropriately
    • Develop an action plan to build personal career resilience.

Required reading

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

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