Course Title: Use technology for a range of purposes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C1073 Certificate I in Transition Education

Course Title: Use technology for a range of purposes

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 150

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global, Urban and Social Studies


Term1 2014

Course Contact: Liz Cotter

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254870

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to use technology in everyday life.  You will focus on clarifying your use of technology and what access and equipment is required to meet your individual needs.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU20446 Use technology for a range of purposes


1. Investigate a range of technology

2. Research technology to meet identified needs

3. Investigate technology to meet personal needs

4. Operate electronic communication devices to meet everyday needs

5. Investigate appropriate use of technology implementing safe practices

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed the following skills and knowledge:

communication skills to participate in electronic communication and interactions

problem solving skills to identify technology suitable for identified requirements and to follow procedures and protocols when using technology

self management skills to seek feedback and monitor technology usage safely

planning and organisation skills to follow instructions

teamwork skills to work with others when using technology

understanding of safety when engaging in technology

Overview of Assessment

Assessment in the course is ongoing and will included the following:

practical demonstration


research project