VU23036 - Participate in travel activities

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Unit code: VU23036 | Study level: TAFE
Footscray Nicholson
St Albans


This unit describes the skills and knowledge to participate in independent travel activities and access the most appropriate modes of travel.


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:
*literacy skills to:

  • interpret travel information
  • ask questions,
  • read timetables, destination names and maps
  • listen for specific travel information
    *problem solving skills to:
  • select best travel options
  • implement strategies to resolve problems that may arise
  • apply personal safety strategies when undertaking travel
    *self management skills to allow sufficient time to undertake planned travel and to
    *monitor and adjust a plan as appropriate
    *planning and organisation skills to plan and undertake travel
    *numeracy skills to:
  • recognise money and calculate fares
  • recognise time, and calculate time taken to travel
    *technology skills to access travel information and plan travel journey

Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge:
*advantages and disadvantages of different forms of transport to select most
*appropriate option
*purpose of a travel plan
*personal safety strategies to travel safely

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.

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