Course Title: Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: VE 2018

Class Number: 2702

Class Section: MAR1

For flexible terms and optional semesters, a Part B course guide may have been published for the entire teaching period, or for the specific class number in which you are enrolled. If there is no Part B course guide published for your specific class number, please refer to the guide for the teaching period in which you are enrolled. Enrolment Online is the definitive source for details regarding your class enrolment.

Course Code: GEDU6046C

Course Title: Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills

School: 360T Education

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4377 - Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Course Contact: Paschal Somers

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254911

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher: Paschal Somers

ph 99254911

Nominal Hours: 30

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

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to recognise the core language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) demands of training and assessment, and to tailor training and assessment to suit individual skill levels, including accessing relevant support resources. This unit introduces trainers and assessors to core language, literacy and numeracy issues in training and assessment practice. Competence in this unit does not indicate that a person is a qualified specialist adult language, literacy or numeracy practitioner.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills


1. Analyse LLN requirements

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Determine LLN skill requirements of the training specification

1.2 Identify and analyse the LLN skill requirements essential to workplace performance

1.3 Determine the LLN skills of the learner group from validated tools and other sources


3. Use specialist LLN support where required

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Review course demands and learner profile to determine if specialist LLN support is required

3.2 Access specialist LLN support where available

3.3 Integrate specialist LLN support into training or assessment practice where required


4. Evaluate effectiveness of learning support and assessment strategies in addressing LLN requirements

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Seek feedback on learning support provided and assessment strategies used

4.2 Evaluate learning support and assessment strategies used

4.3 Determine areas for improvement based on evaluation


2. Select and use resources and strategies to address LLN skill requirements

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Identify resources to support LLN skill development

2.2 Use learning and assessment materials to support identified LLN requirements, customising where necessary

2.3 Apply learning support strategies in training delivery appropriate to LLN requirements and learner group

2.4 Determine assessment strategies appropriate to LLN requirements and learner group

Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes for this course will enable the learner to:    • analyse and identify LLN requirements of the workplace and/or training and the LLN skill levels of learners     • select and use resources and strategies for addressing LLN needs   • use specialist LLN support where required   • evaluate the effectiveness of LLN support provided to learners 

Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities will be selected from the following  

  • group work
  • use of case studies
  • lecture presentation
  • pair work

Teaching Schedule

This unit will be delivered on April 21 and has the following structure

9am Introduction to unit including learning objectives & assessment requirements

9.30 LLN & VET

10 Identifying LLN needs of workplace/training and LLN skills of learners using the ACSF

Lunch break

1.30 Instructional and assessment strategies that address identified LLN needs

3.30 Customise learning resources & work with LLN specialists

4.30 Review and evaluate effectiveness of LLN support

4.45 Recap/summary of key topics covered

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

  Blackwater Participant's Manual is provided in soft copy on CANVAS

Overview of Assessment

During the program you will complete assessment tasks in class as follows  

  • answering knowledge questions
  • identifying LLN skills need in the workplace and/or training and the LLN skills of learners
  • selecting instructional and assessment strategies that address LLN needs
  • modifying learning and assessment materials
  • working with LLN specialists
  Outside of class you will select, use and review LLN support strategies implemented in your workplace     

Assessment Tasks

To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete all of the following tasks to a satisfactory standard. You will receive written feedback on all assessment tasks.   Knowledge questions   Tasks 1-5: complete several activities in class where you identify LLN skills needed to perform a workplace task, identify a learner’s LLN needs, select instructional and assessment strategies that address identified LLN needs, customise learning resources and work with LLN specialists   Task 6: complete a workplace project where you select, use and review LLN support strategies   Further details of the above assessment tasks will be provided in session 1, semester 1 via myRMIT>myStudies.   It is a requirement of the Cert IV TAE (TAE40116) program that all assessment work be submitted electronically through CANVAS. You are asked to submit any workplace projects as a single Word or PDF file which must include a signed RMIT Cover Sheet; multiple project files will not be accepted.   Submission deadlines   All 3 of the above tasks need to be submitted in CANVAS by midnight Saturday June 2   Grades used in this unit are as follows:   SA Satisfactory   NYS Not yet satisfactory   CA Competency Achieved   NYC Not Yet Competent   DNS Did Not Submit For Assessment

Assessment Matrix

This will be provided by the facilitator.

Other Information

Attendance/Participation Your course involves participating in all online activities as directed by your facilitator. It is strongly advised that you do participate in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to successfully complete this course.   Student Progress Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Student program policy You will be asked to participate in discussions with relevant teachers and your Program Co-ordinator. Such discussions may be conducted in a number of ways eg face-to-face, via telephone, using Skype or Google Hangout, etc. They are an important way of giving you feedback and supporting you by monitoring your academic progress.   Special consideration policy (Late submissions) All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension.Extension     Special consideration is an assessment adjustment for unexpected circumstances that are outside your control, which: • have a significant adverse impact on your performance in assessment or • prevent you from attempting or submitting the assessment. Special Consideration   Appeals   RMIT appeals process is available on the Appeals webpage   Academic Integrity and Plagiarism RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the Academic Integrity and Plagiarism policy

Course Overview: Access Course Overview