VU22787 - Prepare for employment

    Unit code: VU22787 | Study level: TAFE
    City King St
    Footscray Nicholson
    St Albans


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge to prepare for employment. It focuses on developing knowledge of Australian workplaces, their work practices and requirements and potential employment opportunities to assist participants in making decisions about possible career paths.


    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:

    • seek information from various sources about employment opportunities;
    • work with support persons to identify and prepare for employment opportunities;
    • access, interpret and evaluate employment information about different industries and workplaces;
    • write a personal action plan;
    • digital literacy skills to access and navigate digital information sources to research workplaces and employment opportunities;
    • numeracy skills to identify basic industrial conditions such as rates of pay, hours of work and leave entitlements, and;
    • problem solving and self management skills to identify and address employment related self development needs.

    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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