Course Title: Develop workplace literacy

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3258

Course Title: Develop workplace literacy

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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


360T Education

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Course Contact: Robyn Blaikie

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4838

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course of work will focus on the skills and knowledge required to produce spoken and written texts appropriate for the workplace. It will also incorporate computer and internet learning through the production of wordprocessed documents and the access and use of the Internet. You will be producing your written drafts and final draft/s as wordprocessed documents. You will also access and use the Internet for your research needs.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

No specific pre-requisite and co-requisite.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

AIED300B Develop workplace literacy


1 Use spoken Standard Australian English (SAE) appropriate to the workplace

2 Present short, spoken transactional and factual workplace texts

3 Produce short, written transactional and factual workplace texts

Learning Outcomes

Develop the skills and knowledge required to produce spoken and written texts appropriate for the workplace.

Overview of Assessment

You must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of the competencies in order to be deemed competent. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks. You may be assessed by:
• Direct observation of actual and simulated work practice
• Oral or written questioning
• Assignments and projects
• Presentation of a portfolio of evidence which may comprise documents, and/or photographs and/or video and audio files
• Review of products produced through work-based or course activities
• Third-party feedback from a work supervisor/employer
Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions, through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.
If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.
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