Course Title: Work with simple measurement and design

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2012

Course Code: GEDU5943

Course Title: Work with simple measurement and design

School: 365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Campus: City Campus

Program: C1071 - Certificate I in Work Education

Course Contact : Mandy Morrison

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254065

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Nominal Hours: 60

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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

The focus of this unit is on using and making decisions about
everyday measurements, and using simple everyday language of
design to recognise and describe shapes.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

VBQU128 Work with simple measurement and design


1 Identify, compare and
describe simple shapes
and designs.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Language of shape is used orally to describe and compare
1.2 Shapes in everyday or familiar situations are identified
1.3 Common words for comparing shapes are used.
1.4 Shapes are drawn


2 Work with and compare
simple everyday

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Common units of measurement and their abbreviations are
used orally and in writing
2.2 Numbers related to measurement in everyday documents or
in familiar situations are read, written, interpreted and
2.3 Appropriate measuring instruments are used.
2.4 Simple, onestep
calculations with measurements are
2.5 Common words for comparing measurements are used

Learning Outcomes

 In this course you will explore the following topics:

 knowledge that signs / prints/ symbols represent meaning
· communication skills to undertake learning and assessment
· informal and some formal language of measurement and shape
· simple addition and subtraction

Details of Learning Activities

In class learning activities will include:

Class discussions and activities


Out of class activities will include:

Excursions to federation Square, National Gallery and Victoria Market

Teaching Schedule

The teaching is presented in a timetable format. You will be given a timetable for your program

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

Assessment in this unit of competency is determined via a combination of assessment straegies which will include:

A project on recognising shapes

Short answer questions on measurement and shapes

Assessment Tasks

To demonstrate competency in this course, you will need to complete the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will recieve feedback on all assessment.

Assessment task 1 - A project where you shall walk walk around RMIT campus and draw all the main shapes you see on buildings.

Assessment task 2 - You shall answer some short written questions about identifying, decribing and comparing shapes

Assessment Matrix

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