Course Title: Participate in recreational activities

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2014

Course Code: GEDU5972

Course Title: Participate in recreational activities

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: 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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge to plan and participate in recreational activities appropriate to your individual interests and budget. 

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

VU20451 Participate in recreational activities


1. Investigate recreational activities that may be of interest

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Investigate the reasons and benefits for participating in recreational activities

1.2 Explore range of recreational activities currently enjoyed by the learner

1.3 Clarify a range of possible recreational activities


2. Explore participation in recreational activity

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Identify the requirements for participation in selected possible activity/ies

2.2 Assess ability to comply with requirements for participation

2.3 Enrol or make personal arrangements for participation in activities


3. Participation in chosen recreational and leisure activities

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Make arrangements necessary to participate in selected activity

3.2 Engage in recreational and leisure activity/ies

3.3 Display appropriate behaviours while participating in recreational and leisure activity

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the following skills:

communication skills to plan for participation in recreation and leisure actvities

problem solving skills to identify own goals in relation to recreation and leisure activities

self management skills to identify personal needs required to participate in recreation and leisure activities

planning and organisation skills to engage in recreation and leisure activities

teamwork skills to work with others in recreation and leisure activities

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 semester.

Learning activities will take place in the classroom, with timetabled excursions to reflect student interest.

Learning activities for this unit will include:

  • Group work
  • Class discussions
  • Project work
  • Excursions

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 need to dress appropriately for some of the excursions you will participate in for this course.  Your teacher will inform you when a personal camera or mobile phone device would be useful for a class activity.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment in this course is ongoing and involves the following:



Self-Assessment / Reflection

Project work

Assessment Tasks

There are 2 assessment tasks you will need to complete for this course.

Assessment task 1 - Written questions

Assessment task 2 - Project

You will have teacher-suport 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

The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency.  These are available from the Program Coordinator or the subject teacher.

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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