Course Title: Participate in travel, orientation and mobility

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2014

Course Code: GEDU5967

Course Title: Participate in travel, orientation and mobility

School: 365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Campus: City Campus

Program: C1073 - Certificate I in Transition Education

Course Contact : Liz Cotter

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254870

Course Contact

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 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.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

VU20443 Participate in travel, orientation and mobility


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

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Describe the advantages and disadvantages of different forms of public and private transport

1.2 Outline reasons for the use of a particular mode of public transport to reach certain destinations


2. Prepare to use transport

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Identify the most appropriate travel mode to suit the situation

2.2 Access timetables, destination information and costs if using public transport

2.3 Plan travel arrangements either for individual or group to ensure arrival at destination on time


3. Implement a travel plan independently

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Follow travel plans including payment, validation, getting on/off transport safely

3.2 Confirm destination using appropriate communication mode


4. Identify support and assistance when using transport

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Identify problems/ which may arise and solutions

4.2 Outline travel support services and emergency procedures

4.3 Outline strategies to resolve problems

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

Details of Learning Activities

You will be involved in learning activities which will be timetabled for a particular time each week for the duration of the year.

Learning activities will take place both within the classroom and in the community.

Learning activities for this course will include:

Project work


Group work


Role play and observation

Practical demonstrations

Teaching Schedule

You will be provided with a comprehensive workshop schedule at your first class in February that will highlight the different days of the week and the classes that are scheduled for this course.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts



Other Resources

You will be provided with the resources and tools for learning in this course. You will also have access to the resources in the library.

Overview of Assessment

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

Oral questions



Assessment Tasks

There are four assessment tasks you will need to complete for this course.

Assessment task 1 - Oral questions

Assessment task 2 - Project and Observation

Assessment task 3 - Project and Observation

Assessment task 4 - Oral questions

You will have teacher-support for all assessment activities

For the assessment activities, you will have the opportunity to present your work to the teacher in parts, for appraisal, before final submission.  You will have the opportunity to ask questions and do the task orally if needed.

Assessment Matrix

This program is delivered in accordance with competency-based assessment. Grades include -

CA: Competency Achieved

NYC: Not Yet Competent

DNS: Did Not Submit for assessment

Other Information

Assessment Tasks Submission Cover Sheet
You must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work, including online submissions. This signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications.

It is strongly advised that you attend all workshops in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency.

You will receive verbal and written feedback by teacher on your work. This feedback also includes suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your competency. Information regarding student feedback can be found at:;ID=9pp3ic9obks7

Student Progress
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. The Student progress policy can be found at:;ID=vj2g89cve4uj1

Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)
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. Information regarding application for special consideration can be found at:;ID=g43abm17hc9w

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism
RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. For more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity Web site:;ID=kw02ylsd8z3n


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