This unit enables students to develop the skills and knowledge required to understand and complete a range of familiar and less familiar activities for civic participation purposes as well as developing the skills and knowledge to investigate pathway options and plan skill development in order to move into further training or employment.
Students will engage with a range of texts and information including timetables, forms, government documentation and contracts, in print and digital forms, and locate information, identify the audience and purpose of the text and develop the skills necessary to complete documentation as well as research and identify possible pathways and plan, document and monitor progress towards achieving personal goals.
Assessments are a part of the regular teaching and learning program and should be completed within a predetermined timeframe. Assessment is to be undertaken as an ongoing process that integrates knowledge and skills with practical applications over a period. It will require a combination of evidence collected through teacher observations along with the collection of records of student work.
Assessment tasks are developed within the specific context of this units setting and related to applied learning outcomes. Assessments provide range of activities that collect specific evidence of student learning in this unit and/or module.
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.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):