Course Title: Participate in travel, orientation and mobility

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C1073

Course Title: Participate in travel, orientation and mobility

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 150.0

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 & 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 to participate in travel independently, learning how to access the most appropriate modes of travel and be confident in travel situations.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU20443 Participate in travel, orientation and mobility


1. Identify a range of public/private mode/s of transport

2. Prepare to use transport

3. Implement a travel plan independently

4. Identify support and assistance when using transport

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed the following skills concerning participation in travel:

- communication skills to participate in planning and implementing travel plans independently including communicating intentions and plan to support personnel

- communication skills to ask questions, listen for specific information and read timetables, destinations names and maps

- problem solving skills and strategies to resolve problems that may arise when undertaking travel

- self management skills to allow sufficient time to undertake planned travel and to monitor and adjust a plan as appropriate

- planning and organisation skillsso as to successfully plan and undertake travel

- teamwork skills to work with others to develop and review travel plans

- numeracy skills to recognise money and calculate fares

- numeracy skills to read the time (digital and analogue), and to calculate time taken to travel

Overview of Assessment

Assessment in this course is ongoing and will include the following:

Oral questions