Course Title: Participate in travel activities

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2016

Course Code: GEDU6082

Course Title: Participate in travel activities

School: 365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Campus: City Campus

Program: C1075 - Certificate I in Transition Education

Course Contact: Renee Costa

Course Contact Phone:

Course Contact Email: 9925 0886

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

 In this unit you will develop the skills and knowledge required to participate in independent travel activities and access the most appropriate modes of travel

This unit contains employability skills.



National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

VU21778 Participate in travel activities


1.Identify transport modes

Performance Criteria:

Identify transport options in the local area Compare transport options in the local area


2. Prepare to use transport

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Identify purpose and destination of travel 2.2 Select best travel option to meet purpose and destination 2.3 Access travel information 2.4 Develop a travel plan


3. Implement travel plan

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Confirm destination and mode of transport 3.2 Follow travel plan to arrive at destination 3.3 Identify problem/s which may arise and strategies to resolve them 3.4 Identify sources of support and assistance when using transport

Learning Outcomes

 On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.


Details of Learning Activities


Examples of learning activities (please select the ones that apply to your course from this list or add your own):


  • class exercises to review discussions
  • practical demonstrations
  • activities or projects
  • group projects
  • peer learning
  • guest presentation
  • peer teaching and class presentations
  • group discussion
  • research
  • independent project based work
  • group activities
  • visits to galleries and events


Teaching Schedule






Performance criteria

Assessment activity

Week 1

X July 2016




Look at election results and what they mean – students clarify own interests regarding results –group work

Review rights, responsibilities, voting requirements, procedures, community member, legal supports – discuss students’ interest and participation in election –

If there is time – do Assessment task 2 QUIZ

Paper, pens


2.1, 2.2, 2.3,  

Assessment task 2 QUIZ (Community unit)

Week 2


What is a consumer? Class discussion – in groups identify what sort of goods and services are commonly purchased by students (look at where these are purchased too).  Look at why these are purchased – what is essential/non-essential?

Look at local area and if this is prime place for purchasing/accessing services etc – identify local area of students (students in similar areas to share experience)


3.1, 3.2, 3.3


Week 3

Different methods of purchasing goods and services

After discussion re purchase of goods and services, discuss different methods of purchasing goods and services (paywave, online, paypal, cash, etc.)

Purchasing travel tickets/services – connect payment services/goods to travel


2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4


Week 4

Obligations of providers

Discuss ‘obligations of providers’ – warranties, trial periods, exchange of goods,

etc. Look at consumer items and identify what these are for these items.




Week 5

Consumer warranties, etc.

Student consensus re trip to shopping centre – look at consumer products re warranties, etc. Worksheet re info on items.

Students plan travel time and mode – come up with 2 different options for travel, and decide/negotiate the options (Northlands, Ikea, etc) for this consumer activity


3.1, 3.2




Week 6


Students come up with issues that could go wrong when purchasing goods/services – role play how this could play out, and how to problem solve – Then do Assessment task 3 Role Play Project



3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5

Assessment task 3 Role Play Project

Week 7


Work on Assessment task 3 Role Play Project


3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5

Assessment task 3 Role Play Project

Week 8


Students identify what they like to do – refer other units where they have tried different activities. Student worksheet to identify what they like to do, and what they would like to try that is a new activity. Group work to investigate opportunities to participate in community activities

Look at how travel options change the potential for engagement with community activities.  Students to consider their local and/or wider communities and how travel can determine engagement


4.1, 4.2

1.1, 1.2, 2.3,


Week 9


IN groups, students research community activity and present to class – do this in one class – demonstration first of how to go about this, and how to do this quickly – ask: what do you need to know? Elicit info from group and make up (as a class) a list of questions (basic) that form the framework for investigating activities.



4.1, 4.2, 4.3,

1.1, 1.2, 2.3,


Week 10


Student work on ‘what is a travel plan’ – from first semester

Assessment task 2 – Research project (Travel plan). Students work on travel plan in class.



Assessment task 2 – Research project (Travel plan).

Week 11


Students look at key points of contact for activities – consider: social groups, activity groups, local committees, festivals, volunteering, other

Students work on Assessment task 4 - project


4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4

Assessment task 4 - project

Week 12


As part of Assessment task 4 – project, students will have to do a travel plan for accessing activities.  Students work on this during class.


4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4


Week 13


Access and participate in community activities – students to negotiate this


4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4


Week 14


Access and participate in community activities – students to negotiate this


4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4


Week 15


Access and participate in community activities – students to negotiate this


4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4


Week 16


Access and participate in community activities – students to negotiate this


4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4









Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

Task 1: Case study and questions in relation to travel in the community


Assessment Tasks


  • Assessment task 2 – Research project - To develop and put into practice the travel plan that was developed

Assessment Matrix

Students will be given an assessment marking guide for reference at the time that the assessment tasks are distributed and verbal feedback if required

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