VU23038 - Participate in the community

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Unit code: VU23038 | Study level: TAFE
Footscray Nicholson
St Albans


This unit describes the skills and knowledge to participate effectively in the local community by accessing information about a range of services and facilities to meet own needs.


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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:
*literacy skills to identify and access information about:

  • community services and facilities
  • rights and responsibilities as a community member
  • rights as a consumer
    *problem solving skills to identify and select services and facilities to meet identified needs
    *planning and organising skills to develop community networks and participate in community activities technology skills to access information about community services

Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge:
*benefits in participating in the local community
*sources of information about rights and responsibilities of community members
*sources of information about consumer rights
*personal safety strategies to safely participate in the community

Required reading

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

As part of a course

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