Course Title: Concepts in physics

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4386 Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation

Course Title: Concepts in physics

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2017

Course Contact: Namrita Kaul

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This module covers the skills and knowledge required to investigate the major concepts in physics and their basic application.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU20931 Concepts in physics


1. Describe and determine basic quantities in the measurement of straight line motion

2. Explain the basic concepts in Newton's laws of motion

3. Explain the basic concepts in magnetism

4. Explain the properties and behaviour of sound

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may include the following:
written tests, worksheets, reports and assignments